Cranothrips karrooensis

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Nomenclatural details

Cranothrips karrooensis Jacot-Guillarmod, 1937: 5.

Biology and Distribution

Described from South Africa, flower-living in ?Mesembryanthemum sp. (Aizoaceae).


Jacot-Guillarmod CF (1937) Ten new species of Thysanoptera and a catalogue of the known South African forms. Publications of the University of Pretoria (Series II, Natural Science) 3: 1–62.

Mound LA (1967) A taxonomic revision of the Australian Aeolothripidae (Thysanoptera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 20: 41–74.

Pereyra V & Mound LA (2009) Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cranothrips (Thysanoptera, Melanthripidae) with consideration of host associations and disjunct distributions within the family. Systematic Entomology 34: 151–161.

Type information

Holotype female, South African National Insect Collection, Pretoria