Arorathrips xanthius

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Nomenclatural details

Chirothrips xanthius Hood, 1934: 408.

Chirothrips oryzae De Santis, 1968: 254. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 95.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Barro Colorado Island, Panama (C. xanthius) and Argentina (C. oryzae). Recorded from Brazil.


Hood JD (1934) New Thysanoptera from Panama. Journal of the New York Entomological Society [1933] 41: 407–434.

de Santis L (1968) Los trips del arroz en la República Argentina (Thysanoptera). Revista de la Facultad de Agronomía de La Plata 43: 253–257.

Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488.

Nakahara S & Foottit RG (2012) Review of Chirothrips and related genera (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of the Americas, with descriptions of one new genus and four new species. Zootaxa 3251: 1–29.

Type information

Holotype (C. xanthius), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype (C. oryzae), La Plata Museum.