Asprothrips seminigricornis

From Thrips Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Asprothrips seminigricornis.jpg
Asprothrips seminigricornis head

Nomenclatural details

Euthrips seminigricornis Girault, 1926: 2.

Scirtothrips antennatus Moulton, 1937: 409.

Asprothrips raui Crawford JC, 1938: 110.

Biology and Distribution

Described from New York botanical gardens (greenhouse), New York USA from palm (A. raui), Queensland, Australia from vine foliage (E. seminigricornis) and Kakaako, Oahu, Hawaii USA from Panix hedge (S. antennatus).


Girault AA (1926) Characteristics of new Australian insects [Refused Publication on Pretext]. Published privately, Brisbane. 2 pp.

Moulton D (1937) Further notes on Hawaiian thrips with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Hawaiian entomological Society 9: 409–414.

Crawford JC (1938) A new genus and species of Thysanoptera from greenhouses. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 40: 109–111.

Mound LA (1999) Saltatorial leaf-feeding Thysanoptera (Thripidae, Dendrothripinae) in Australia and New Caledonia, with newly recorded pests of ferns, figs and mulberries. Australian Journal of Entomology 38: 257–273.

Type information

Holotype female (A. raui), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype female (S. antennatus), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Syntype (E. seminigricornis), Queensland Museum, Brisbane.