Erotidothrips

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Genus Information

Erotidothrips Priesner, 1939: 154. Type species Erotidothrips mirabilis Priesner

Biology and Distribution

Known from just one species that is presumably fungus feeding on dead branches, and is recorded widely from tropical countries.

References

Priesner H (1939) Thysanopteren aus dem Belgischen Congo (6. Beitrag). Revue Zoologie et Botanique africaine 32: 154-175.

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

Species

Erotidothrips mirabilis Priesner, 1939