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Genus information

Elixothrips Stannard & Mitri, 1962: 202. Type species Tryphactothrips brevisetis Bagnall 1921, by monotypy.

Hoodothripiella Retana-Salazar, 2007: 23. Type species Hoodothripiella ignacio Retana-Salazar, 2007, by monotypy. Synonymised by Lima et., 2020:213.

Biology and Distribution

One species only, widespread in tropics.


Stannard LJ & Mitri TJ (1962) Preliminary studies on the Tryphactothrips complex in which Anisopilothrips, Mesostenothrips and Elixothrips are erected as new genera (Thripidae: Heliothripinae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 88: 183–224.

Retana-Salazar AP (2007) El grupo genérico Hoodothrips (Terebrantia: Heliothripidae). Acta Zoológica Lilloana 51(1): 15–38.


Elixothrips brevisetis (Bagnall, 1919)