Aulacothrips minor

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Nomenclatural details

Aulacothrips minor Cavalleri Kaminski & Mendonca, 2010: 214.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Campinas, Brazil from Guayaquila xiphias aggregation in Schefflera vinosa branches. Larvae and adults live as ectoparasites on several Membracidae species in Brazilian savannah.


Cavalleri A, Kaminski LA & Menconca M de S (2010) Ectoparasitism in Aulacothrips (Thysanoptera: Heterothripidae) revisited: Host diversity on honeydew-producing Hemiptera and description of a new species. Zoologischer Anzeiger 249: 209–221.

Type information

Holotype female, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.