ThripsWiki - providing information on the World's thrips
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ThripsWiki (current year) ThripsWiki - providing information on the World's thrips. thrips.info/wiki/ [date accessed]
This site was designed and produced in Canberra by Inkeri Lehtinen with Laurence Mound. Data was drawn from a web-based checklist that since 2005 was available through CSIRO Australia, but which for technical reasons has had to be abandoned. "Thysanoptera (Thrips) of the World - a checklist" originated from card-catalogues maintained over many years at the Natural History Museum, London, and at the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt. GBIF funded visits to check data at the major thrips collections in Frankfurt, London and Washington DC for the 2005 system. The available data has been extensively revised and enriched through bibliographic and web searches, and production of this new site was supported by DAFF Australia.
The prime objective is to give ready access to the scientific names and classification of the nearly 6000 species in the insect Order Thysanoptera.
The site is administered by an international group of taxonomists who can be contacted at: email@example.com
We will be pleased to hear from users concerning any errors that they find, or additional information that they consider should be included.
Click to see a list of the 785 extant genera.
Click to see a list of the 65 Fossil genera.
|Dorythrips wallacei||Stomatothrips angustipennis||Lichanothrips pastinus||Desmothrips australis||Dichromothrips smithi|
Aeolothripidae Uzel, 1895
Fauriellidae Priesner, 1949
† Hemithripidae Bagnall, 1923
Heterothripidae Bagnall, 1912
† Karataothripidae Sharov, 1972
† Liassothripidae Priesner, 1949
Melanthripidae Bagnall, 1913
Merothripidae Hood, 1912
† Moundthripidae Nel, Azar & Nel, 2007
Phlaeothripidae Uzel, 1895
Stenurothripidae Bagnall, 1923
Thripidae Stephens, 1829
† Triassothripidae Grimaldi & Shmakov, 2004
Uzelothripidae Hood, 1952
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