Allothrips megacephalus

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Nomenclatural details

Allothrips megacephalus Hood, 1908: 373.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Augerville woods, Urbana, Illinois USA.


Hood JD (1908) New genera and species of Illinois Thysanoptera. Bulletin of the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History 8: 361–379.

Stannard LJ (1955) The species and subspecies of North American Allothrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 48: 151–157.

Mound LA (1972) Polytypic species of spore-feeding Thysanoptera in the genus Allothrips Hood (Phlaeothripidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 11: 23-36.

Type information

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