Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae: Zeugmatothrips

Nomenclature

  • Zeugmatothrips Priesner, 1925: 313. Type species Zeugmatothrips hispidus Priesner

Diversity

A total of 15 species are described (Mound & Palmer, 1986), but some are possibly synonyms.

Distribution

Central and South America

Biology

Spore-feeding on dead leaves, often in litter.

Relationships

Tribe Idolothripini, subtribe Hystricothripina.

Related to Zeuglothrips.

Genera A-Z