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Genus information

Chirothripoides Bagnall, 1915: 505. Type species Chirothripoides typicus Bagnall 1915, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

Pantropical, fungus feeding.


Bagnall RS (1915) On a collection of Thysanoptera from the West Indies, with descriptions of new genera and species. Journal of the Linnean Society Zoology 32: 495–507.

Okajima S (1981) A revision of the tribe Plectrothripini of fungus-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Phlaeothripinae). Systematic Entomology 6: 291–336.


Chirothripoides brahmaputrai Tyagi, Mound & Kumar, 2016

Chirothripoides dendropogonus Watts, 1934

Chirothripoides faurei Bournier, 1974

Chirothripoides hexodon Okajima, 1981

Chirothripoides malayensis Okajima, 1981

Chirothripoides typicus Bagnall, 1915