Arorathrips spiniceps

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Arorathrips spiniceps head

Nomenclatural details

Chirothrips spiniceps Hood, 1915: 12.

Chirothrips sacchari Moulton, 1936: 181.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Arizona USA (C. spiniceps) and Hawaii USA (C. sacchari). Widely spread in the United States. Recorded from Bermuda, Cuba, Mexico, Argentina, Papua, Solomon Islands.


Hood JD (1915) Descriptions of new American Thysanoptera. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus 3: 1–40.

Moulton D (1936) Thysanoptera of the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian entomological Society 9: 181–188.

zur Strassen R (1960) Key to and catalogue of the known species of Chirothrips Haliday, 1836 (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 23: 144–176.

Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488.

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

Hoddle HS, Mound LA & Paris D (2012) Thrips of California 2012. [1]

Type information

Holotype (C. spiniceps), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype (C. sacchari), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.