Melanthrips setariae

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Nomenclatural details

Melanthrips setariae Hartwig, 1952: 374.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Bloemfontein, South Africa on Setaria veticillata. Found in various species of Poaceae.


Hartwig EK (1952) Taxonomic studies of South African Thysanoptera, including genitalia, statistics and a revision of Trybom's types. Entomological Memoirs, Department of Agriculture, South Africa 2(11): 341-499.

Type information

Holotype female, South African National Collection of Insects, Pretoria; male & female paratypes in Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.