Aeolothrips brevicornis

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Nomenclatural details

Aeolothrips brevicornis Bagnall, 1915: 317.

Aeolothrips brevicornis var. fuscus Moulton, 1936: 495.

Aeolothrips africanus Moulton, 1936: 495. Synonymised by Hartwig, 1952: 362.

Biology and Distribution

Described from South Africa in flowers.


Bagnall RS (1915) Brief descriptions of new Thysanoptera V. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 15: 315-324.

Moulton D (1936) Thysanoptera from Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 17: 493-509.

Hartwig EK (1952) Taxonomic studies of South African Thysanoptera including genitalia, statistics and a revision of Trybom's types. Entomology Memoirs, Department of Agriculture South Africa 2 (11): 340-499.

Type information

Holotype female, (A. brevicornis), The Natural History Museum, London.

Holotype female (A. africanus), The Natural History Museum, London