Cryptothrips carbonarius

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Nomenclatural details

Cryptothrips carbonarius Hood, 1908: 376.

Cryptothrips longiceps Hood, 1912: 153.

Cryptothrips longisetis Johansen, 1986: 92.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Illinois USA (C. carbonarius) and Mexico (C. longisetis). Widespread across North America to California and Mexico (Hoddle et al, 2012).


Hood JD (1908) New genera and species of Illinois Thysanoptera. Bulletin of the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History 8: 361–379.

Hood JD (1912) Descriptions of new North American Thysanoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 14: 129–160.

Johansen RM (1986) Nuevos Trips Tubuliferos (Insecta: Thysanoptera) de Mexico XIII. Anales del Instituto de Biologia. Universidad Nacional de Mexico 56: 73-100.

Hoddle MS, Mound LA & Paris DL (2012) Thrips of California 2012. Cd-rom published by CBIT Publishing, Queensland. [1]

Type information

Holotype female (C. carbonarius, C. longiceps), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington.