Compsothrips hookeri

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Nomenclatural details

Oedaleothrips hookeri Hood, 1916: 64.

Oedaleothrips bradleyi Hood, 1937: 111.

Oedaleothrips campestris Hood, 1941: 190.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Texas USA and the two synonyms from Florida USA.


Hood JD (1916) Oedaleothrips hookeri, a new genus and species of Thysanoptera. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 11: 64–65.

Hood JD (1937) A new ant-like thrips from Florida. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 50: 111–114.

Hood JD (1941) A century of new American Thysanoptera II. Revista de Entomologia 12: 139–243.

Mound LA & Palmer JM (1983) The generic and tribal classification of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 46: 1-174. See also: [1]

Type information

Holotype females, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.