Gastrothrips corvus

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Nomenclatural details

Cryptothrips corvus Priesner, 1933: 55.

Gastrothrips capitalis Hood, 1935: 174. Synonymised by Mound, 1974: 143.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mexico (C. corvus) and Texas USA (G. capitalis).


Priesner H (1933) Neue Thysanopteren aus Mexico, gesammelt von Prof. Dr. A. Dampf. Teil II. Wiener Entomologischer Zeitung 50: 49–83.

Hood JD (1935) Some new or little known Thysanoptera of the family Phlaeothripidae. Revista de Entomologia 5: 159–199.

Mound LA (1974) The Nesothrips complex of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 31: 109–188.

Type information

Holotype female (C. corvus), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.

Holotype female (G. capitalis), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.