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Genus information

Poecilothrips Uzel, 1895: 264. Type species Poecilothrips albopictus Uzel, 1895, by monotypy.

Cephalothripoides Bagnall, 1927: 582. Type species Cephalothrips harrisoni Bagnall 1926, by monotypy. Synonym by Mound, 1968.

Biology and Distribution

Genus probably polyphyletic.


Uzel H (1895) Monographie der Ordnung Thysanoptera. Königratz, Bohemia: pp. 1–472.

Bagnall RS (1927) Contributions towards a knowledge of the European Thysanoptera. III. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9)20: 561–585.

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


Poecilothrips albopictus Uzel, 1895

Poecilothrips dens (Moulton, 1907)

Poecilothrips nubilus Faure, 1955