Aeolothrips major

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Nomenclatural details

Aeolothrips major Bailey, 1951: 60.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mexico. Considered a synonym of vittipennis by Bhatti, 1988; see also Mound & Marullo, 1996: 49.


Bailey SF (1951) The genus Aeolothrips in North America. Hilgardia 21: 43–79.

Bhatti JS (1988) The spermatheca as a useful character for species differentiation in Coleothrips Haliday (Insecta: Terebrantia: Aeolothripidae). Zoology (Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology) 1: 111-116.

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

Type information

Holotype female, Bohart Museum, University of California, Davis.