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.
Holotype female, South African National Insect Collection, Pretoria.