Dorythrips chilensis

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Nomenclatural details

Dorythrips chilensis Hood, 1931: 1.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Santiago, Chile. Recorded from Mendoza, Argentina from flowers of Adesmia trijunta (de Borbon, 2009).


Hood JD (1931) A new genus and species of Aeolothripidae (Thysanoptera) from Chile. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 26: 1–3.

de Borbon, CM (2009) A redefinition of Dorythrips (Thysanoptera: Melanthripidae) with a description of a new species from Argentina. Zootaxa 2121: 17-26.

Type information

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