Megalothrips hesperus Moulton, 1907: 65.
Biology and Distribution
Described from California USA.
Moulton D (1907) A contribution to our knowledge of the Thysanoptera of California. Technical series, USDA Bureau of Entomology 12/3: 39–68.
Hoddle MS, Mound LA & Paris D (2012) Thrips of California. 
Syntypes male and female, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.