Heterothrips prosopidis

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Heterothrips prosopidis Abdominal tergites II-IV
Heterothrips prosopidis Antenna

Nomenclatural details

Heterothrips prosopidis Crawford JC, 1943: 93.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Brownsville, Texas USA. Widespread in the western arid areas of the USA. Reported from Mexico.


Crawford JC (1943) A new Heterothrips on Prosopis (Thysanoptera: Heterothripidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 45: 93–94.

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

Type information

Holotype female, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.