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Genus information

Corroboreethrips Mound & Moritz, 2000: 710. Type species Corroboreethrips kallus Mound & Moritz 2000, by original designation.

Biology and Distribution

Australian genus with species living on bark of young Acacia stems.


Mound LA & Moritz G (2000) Corroboreethrips; a new genus of minute apterous thrips (Insecta, Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripinae) from the bark of Australian Acacia trees. Invertebrate Taxonomy 14: 709–716.

Crespi BJ, Morris DC & Mound LA (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra & Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra. 328pp.


Corroboreethrips kallus Mound & Moritz, 2000

Corroboreethrips siagonus Mound & Moritz, 2000

Corroboreethrips stomius Mound & Moritz, 2000

Corroboreethrips subsolanus Mound & Moritz, 2000

Corroboreethrips suspectus Mound & Moritz, 2000