Frankliniella brevicaulis

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Frankliniella brevicaulis [Elison Lima]
Frankliniella brevicaulis antennal segment III

Nomenclatural details

Frankliniella brevicaulis Hood, 1937: 113.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Panama. Recorded from Trinidad, Costa Rica from Zea mays and Miconia longifolia flowers, Puerto Rico from corn, Brazil from banana flowers and Peru from Inga? sp.


Hood JD (1937) Studies on Neotropical Thysanoptera III. Revista de Entomologia 7: 96–115.

Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488.

Type information

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