Ankothrips gracilis Moulton, 1926: 19.
Biology and Distribution
Described from California, apparently breeding in the flowers of Adenostoma fasciculatum (Rosaceae).
Moulton D (1926) New California Thysanoptera with notes on other species. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 3: 19–28.
Hoddle MS, Mound LA, Paris DL (2012) Thrips of California. Cd-rom published by CBIT Publishing, Queensland. 
Holotype female, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.