Actinothrips retanae

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Nomenclatural details

Actinothrips retanae Mound 1991: 939.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Botanical gardens, San Vito, southern Costa Rica, from a hanging dead banana leaf. Recorded from Nicaragua.


Mound LA (1991) Secondary sexual character variation in male Actinothrips species (Insecta: Thysanoptera), and its probable significance in fighting behaviour. Journal of Natural History 25: 933–943.

Type information

Holotype male, Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica.