Amynothrips andersoni

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Nomenclatural details

Amynothrips andersoni O'Neill, 1968: 179.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Castelar, Argentina, on Alternanthera philoxeroides. A leaf-feeding species.


O'Neill (1960) Amynothrips andersoni, a new genus and species injurious to Alligatorweed (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 70: 175-183.

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