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Genus information

Arorathrips Bhatti, 1990: 194. Type species Chirothrips mexicanus Crawford 1909, by original designation.

Biology and Distribution

New World species, breeding in grass florets.


Bhatti JS (1990) On some genera related to Chirothrips (Insecta: Terebrantia: Thripidae). Zoology (Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology) 2: 193–200.

Nakahara S & Foottit RG (2012) Review of Chirothrips and related genera (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of the Americas, with one new genus and four new species. Zootaxa 3251: 1-29.


Arorathrips childersi Nakahara & Foottit, 2012

Arorathrips crassiscelis (zur Strassen, 1967)

Arorathrips crassus (Hinds, 1902)

Arorathrips crenulatus (Hood, 1927)

Arorathrips dorsalis (Hood, 1939)

Arorathrips fulvus (Moulton, 1936)

Arorathrips lenape (Hood, 1938)

Arorathrips mexicanus (Crawford DL, 1909)

Arorathrips nigriceps (Hood, 1952)

Arorathrips oneillae (Watts, 1972)

Arorathrips sensitivus (Andre, 1939)

Arorathrips sericatus (Hood, 1949)

Arorathrips spiniceps (Hood, 1915)

Arorathrips texanus (Andre, 1939)

Arorathrips vestis (Hood, 1915)

Arorathrips xanthius (Hood, 1934)