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Filicopsothrips wellsae head & pronotum

Genus information

Filicopsothrips Mound, 1999: 268. Type species Filicopsothrips wellsae Mound, 1999, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

From New Caledonia, on tree fern.


Mound LA (1999) Saltatorial leaf-feeding Thysanoptera (Thripidae: Dendrothripinae) from Australia and New Caledonia, with newly recorded pests of ferns, figs and mulberries. Australian Journal of Entomology 38: 257–273.


Filicopsothrips pulcher Li, Yuan & Zhang 2020

Filicopsothrips wellsae Mound, 1999