Holothrips yuasai

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Nomenclatural details

Pseudosymphyothrips yuasai Kurosawa, 1954: 134.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mt Mitake, Tokyo, Japan. Recorded from Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Izu Islands. Occurs on dead leaves and branches in the temperate region. Fungus-feeder.


Kurosawa (1954) Thrips collected by Dr. Hiroharu Yuasa with description of a new genus. Oyo-Kontyu 10: 134-136.

Okajima S (1987) Studies on the old world species of Holothrips (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 54: 1–74.

Okajima S (2006) The Insects of Japan. Volume 2. The suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Fukuoka : Touka Shobo Co. Ltd. pp. 1–720.

Type information

Holotype male, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Science, Tsukuba.