Damerothrips gemmatus

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Nomenclatural Details

Damerothrips gemmatus Hood, 1954: 19

Biology and Distribution

Described from two females taken in Parana, Brazil, from dead branches and presumed to be fungus feeding, additional females were collected from dead branches in Mato Grosso.


Hood JD (1954) Brasilian Thysanoptera IV. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 67: 17-54.

Mound LA & O'Neill K (1974) Taxonomy of the Merothripidae, with ecological and phylogenetic considerations (Thysanoptera). Journal of Natural History 8: 481-509.

Type information

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