Compsothrips tenebronus

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Nomenclatural details

Ophthalmothrips tenebronus Han & Cui, 1991: 3. (page 6 in English).

Ophthalmothrips tenebrocornus Han & Cui, 1991: 6 [presumably in error]

Compsothrips furvus Reyes, 1994: 312. Synonymised by Dang et al. (2013: 657)

Biology and Distribution

Described from Jinhe, Yanyuan county, Szechuan, China; furvus from Pantabagan, Luzon, Philippines.


Han YF & Cui YQ (1991) Three new species of Thysanoptera (Insecta) from the Hengduan Mountains, China. Entomotaxonomia 13(1): 1–7.

Reyes C.P. (1994) Thysanoptera (Hexapoda) of the Philippine Islands. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 42: 107–507.

Dang L-H, Mound L.A. & Qiao G-X (2013) New records and nomenclatural changes among spore-feeding thrips from China (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae, Idolothripinae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 38: 657-660.

Type information

Holotype female, Academy of Sciences, Beijing. Holotype female of furvus in Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra; female paratype in BMNH, London.