Although three species are listed in this genus, it is possible that these are variants of one single species.
Described from South Africa, Tobago and Albania, specimens have been studied from Mexico, Barbados, Trinidad, Transvaal, Kenya and France.
Collected from dead twigs, and apparently spore-feeding.
Tribe Pygothripini, subtribe Allothripina.
Closely related to Allothrips.