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Genus information

Dunatothrips Moulton, 1942: 10. Type species Dunatothrips armatus Moulton, 1942, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

Australian genus, domicile building species on Acacia phyllodes.


Moulton D (1942) Seven new genera of Thysanoptera from Australia and New Zealand. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science 41: 1–13.

Crespi BJ, Morris DC & Mound LA (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study & Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1–328.


Dunatothrips aneurae Mound, 1969

Dunatothrips armatus Moulton, 1942

Dunatothrips aulidis Mound & Morris, 2001

Dunatothrips chapmani Mound & Morris, 2001

Dunatothrips gloius Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004

Dunatothrips skene Mound & Morris, 2001

Dunatothrips vestitor Mound & Morris, 2001