Acallurothrips amplus

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Nomenclatural details

Pygothrips amplus Faure, 1949: 118.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Zululand, South Africa from dead branches of indigenous trees and bushes.


Faure JC (1949) A new species of Pygothrips Hood (Pygothripidae, Thysanoptera) from Zululand. Journal of the entomological Society of southern Africa 12: 118-122.

Mound LA & Palmer JM (1983) The generic and tribal classification of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 46: 1-174.

Type information

Holotype female, South African National Insect Collection, Pretoria.