Aulacothrips amazonicus

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Nomenclatural details

Aulacothrips amazonicus Cavalleri, Kaminski & Mendonca, 2012: 63.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Pará, Ilha de Jurupari, Brazil. Associated with Ramedia treehoppers on Solanum shrubs.


Cavalleri A, Kaminski LA & Mendonca MS (2012) A new ectoparasitic Aulacothrips from Amazon rainforest and the significance of variation in antennal sensoria (Thysanoptera: Heterothripidae). Zootaxa 3438: 62–68.

Type information

Holotype female, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.