Dinurothrips hookeri

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Dinurothrips hookeri Female [L A Mound & Elison Lima]

Nomenclatural details

Dinurothrips hookeri Hood, 1913: 151.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mayaquez, Puerto Rico on Ipomoea species. Widely spread in the Caribbean, collected from Cestrum, Erechties, Bidens sp. leaves and Iresine celosia and banana.


Hood JD (1913) On a collection of Thysanoptera from Porto Rico. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus 1: 149–154.

Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488.

Hoddle HS, Mound LA & Paris D (2012) Thrips of California 2012. [1]

Type information

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