Cranothrips bellisi

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Cranothrips bellisi head and pronotum

Nomenclatural details

Cranothrips bellisi Mound & Marullo, 1998: 934.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Northern Territory, Australia breeding in the flowers of Calytrix exstipulata (Myrtaceae).


Mound LA & Marullo R. (1998) Biology and identification of Aeolothripidae (Thysanoptera) in Australia. Invertebrate Taxonomy 12: 929–950.

Pereyra V & Mound LA (2009) Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cranothrips (Thysanoptera, Melanthripidae) with consideration of host associations and disjunct distributions within the family. Systematic Entomology 34: 151–161.

Type information

Holotype female, Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra.