Allothrips brasilianus

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Nomenclatural details

Allothrips brasilianus Hood, 1955: 101.

Allothrips japonicus Okajima, 1987: 146. Synonymised by Okajima, 2006.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Jacarepagua, Distrito Federal, Brazil, this species is also known from Hawaii USA, Japan and Taiwan.


Hood JD (1955) Brasilian Thysanoptera VI. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 4: 51–160.

Okajima S (1987) Discovery of the genus Allothrips in Japan and Taiwan, with description of two new species (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae). Kontyu 55: 146–152.

Okajima S (2006) The Insects of Japan. Volume 2. The suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Fukuoka: Touka Shobo Co. Ltd. pp. 1–720.

Type information

Holotype female, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.