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Genus information

Callococcithrips Mound & Wells, 2007: 58. Type species Rhynchothrips fuscipennis Moulton 1968, by original designation.

Biology and Distribution

The genus includes two species from Australia associated with waxy Coccoidea.


Mound LA & Wells A (2007) A new genus for an Australian thrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae) presumed predatory on a waxy eriococcid (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). Zootaxa 1645: 57–61.


Callococcithrips atratus (Moulton, 1935)

Callococcithrips fuscipennis (Moulton, 1968)