Heterothrips cacti

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Nomenclatural details

Heterothrips cacti Hood, 1955: 130.

Heterothrips sensibilis De Santis, 1980: 102.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Ingerieno Juarez, Formosa, Argentina, in cactus flowers (H. cacti). H. sensibilis also from Argentina.

References

Hood (1954) New American terebrantian Thysanoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 62: 129-138.

de Santis L, de Sureda AEG & Merlo EZ (1980) Estudio sinoptico de los Tisanopteros Argentinos (Insecta). Obra del centenario de Museo de La Plata 6: 91–166.

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 (H. cacti), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype (H. sensibilis), La Plata Museum.