Apterygothrips longiceps

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Nomenclatural details

Apterygothrips longiceps zur Strassen, 1966: 165.

Apterygothrips neolongiceps Johansen & Mojica, 1994: 254; unneccessary replacement name.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. On young shoots of Erica arborea.


zur Strassen R (1966) Taxionomisch-systematische Bemerkungen zur Gattung Apterygothrips Priesner (Ins., Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae). Senckenbergiana biologica 47: 161–175.

RMJ & Mojica AM (1994) The New World species of Apterygothrips Priesner (Insecta, Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae, Haplothripini). Redia 76 [1993]: 241-261.

Type information

Holotype female, Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.