Franklinothrips vespiformis

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antennal segments I-V
antennal segment 6
Franklinothrips vespiformis meso- and metanotum

Nomenclatural details

Aeolothrips vespiformis Crawford DL, 1909: 109.

Biology and Distribution

Presumably originally from the Neotropics, but now widespread around the world.


Crawford DL (1909) On some Thysanoptera from Mexico and the south. Pomona College Journal of Entomology 1: 109–119.

Mound LA & Reynaud P (2005) Franklinothrips; a pantropical Thysanoptera genus of ant-mimicking obligate predators (Aeolothripidae). Zootaxa 864: 1-16.

Mound LA, Tree DC & Paris D. (2012) Ozthrips – Thysanoptera in Australia. [1]

Type information

Depositary not known.