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Genus information

Docessissophothrips Bagnall, 1908: 201. Type species Docessissophothrips ampliceps Bagnall 1908, by monotypy.

Polyphemothrips Schmutz, 1909: 276. Type species Polyphemothrips brasiliensis Schmutz 1909, by monotypy. Synonymised by Mound & Palmer, 1983: 92.

Biology and Distribution

Fungus feeding, mostly neotropical species. Also from southern USA.


Bagnall RS (1908) On some new genera and species of Thysanoptera. Transactions of the Natural History Society of Northumberland 3: 183–217.

Schmutz K (1909) Zur Kenntnis einiger neuen Thysanopterengenera (Tubulifera). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 23: 273–281.

Mound LA & Palmer JM (1983)The generic and tribal classification of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 46: 1-174.


Docessissophothrips ampliceps Bagnall, 1908

Docessissophothrips bonfilsi Bournier, 1992

Docessissophothrips brasiliensis (Schmutz, 1909)

Docessissophothrips corticis (Hood, 1914)

Docessissophothrips cuneatus (Hood, 1939)

Docessissophothrips dotatus (Hood, 1955)

Docessissophothrips major Bagnall, 1912

Docessissophothrips rufescens Johansen & Retana, 1999

Docessissophothrips tenuiceps Hood, 1937

Docessissophothrips tibialis (Hood & Williams, 1915)

Docessissophothrips travassosi (Hood, 1949)

Docessissophothrips villicornis (Hood, 1949)

Docessissophothrips woytkowskyi (Hood, 1937)

Docessissophothrips yupanqui (Hood, 1937)