Damerothrips

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Genus Information

Damerothrips Hood, 1954: 19. Type species Damerothrips gemmatus Hood, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

This genus includes only a single species. Known only from Brazil, it is presumed to be fungus feeding on dead twigs.

References

Hood JD (1954) Brasilian Thysanoptera IV. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 67: 17-54.

Mound LA & O'Neill K (1974) Taxonomy of the Merothripidae, with ecological and phylogenetic considerations (Thysanoptera). Journal of Natural History 8: 481-509.

Species

Damerothrips gemmatus Hood, 1954