Bathrips melanicornis

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Bathrips melanicornis Female [L A Mound]
Bathrips melanicornis Female, pronotum [L A Mound]
Bathrips melanicornis Female, mesonotum and metanotum [L A Mound]

Nomenclatural details

Taeniothrips melanicornis Shumsher, 1946: 179.

Taeniothrips ipomoeae Zhang, 1981: 324. Synonymised by Mirab-balou, Yang & Tong, 2012: 87.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mandalay, Myanmar (T. melanicornis) and from Guangdong, China (T. ipomoeae) Recorded from India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, East Timor and Australia.


Shumsher Singh (1946) Studies on the systematics of Indian Terebrantia. Indian Journal of Entomology 7: 147–188.

Bhatti JS (1990) Catalogue of insects of the Order Tere­brantia from the Indian Subregion. Zoology (Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology) (4) 2: 205–352

Zhang Weiqiu (1981) New species of Taeniothrips from China (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 6 (3): 324–327.

Mirab-Balou M, Yang SL & Tong XL (2012) Bathrips in China (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), with a new record and new synonym. Zootaxa 3571: 87-88.

Type information

Holotype (T. ipomoeae), Southern China Agricultural University, Guangzhou.