Akainothrips herbae

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Nomenclatural details

Liothrips herbae Girault, 1928: 2

Cryptothrips rufiprothorax Girault, 1929: 2. Synonymised by Crespi et al, 2004: 133.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Queensland, Australia. Recorded from Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Northern Territory, on several Acacia species.


Girault AA (1928) Notice of a curious professor and of native wasps and woodlice. Published privately, Brisbane pp. 1–4.

Girault AA (1929) Description of a case of lunacy in Homo and of new six-legged articulates. Published privately, Brisbane pp. 1–4.

Crespi BJ, Morris DC & Mound LA (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study & Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1–328.

Type information

Holotype male, Queensland museum, Brisbane.