Heterothrips peixotoa

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Nomenclatural details

Heterothrips peixotoa Del-Claro, Marullo & Mound, 1997: 1309.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Uberlandia, Brazil, from Peixotoa tomentosa flowers.


Del-Claro K, Marullo R & Mound LA (1997) A new Brazilian species of Heterothrips (Insecta, Thysanoptera), coexisting with ants in the flowers of Peixotoa tomentosa (Malpighiaceae). Journal of Natural History 31: 1307-1312.

Type information

Holotype female, ESALQ, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.