Chirothrips frontalis

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Nomenclatural details

Chirothrips frontalis Williams, 1914: 51.

Chirothrips sulcatus John, 1922: 345.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Argentina (C. frontalis) and Kenya (C. sulcatus).


Williams CB (1914) A new species of Chirothrips (Thysanoptera) from South America. Entomologist London Volume: 47 pp. (51).

John O (1922) A new genus and two new species of Thysanoptera from British East Africa. Annales du Musee Zoologique Acad Sci Russ Petrograd 23: pp. 345-351.

zur Strassen R (1960) Key to and catalogue of the known species of Chirothrips Haliday, 1836 (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 23: 144–176.

Type information

Syntype (C. frontalis), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.