Hoodothrips constrictus

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Nomenclatural details

Astrothrips constrictus Hood, 1925: 51.

Hoodothrips neivai Bondar, 1931: 84. Synonymy in Wilson, 1975.

Tryphactothrips ipomoeae Moulton, 1933: 94. Synonymy in Wilson, 1975.

Hoodothrips nigriflavus Medina Gaud, 1961: 68. Synonymy in Wilson, 1975.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Trinidad from Lantana sp. (A. constrictus), Bahia, Brazil from Acucena sp. (H. neivai) and Ipomoea batatas (T. ipomoeae) and Ciales, Puerto Rico from Brachyrampes intybaceus (H. nigriflavus).


Hood JD (1925) New neotropical Thysanoptera collected by C.B. Williams. Psyche 32: 48–69.

Bondar G (1931) Un novo genero e tres novas especies de Thysanopteros Heliothripineos, encontrados na Bahia. Archivo do Instituto Biologico, Sao Paulo 4: 83-88.

Moulton D (1933) The Thysanoptera of South America II. Revista de Entomologia 3: 96–133.

Medina Gaud S (1961) The Thysanoptera of Puerto Rico. Technical Papers of the agricultural Experiment Station, Puerto Rico 32: 1-160.

Wilson TH (1975) A monograph of the subfamily Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 23: 1–354.

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 (A. constrictus), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype female (H. nigriflavus), Agricultural Experimant Station, university of Puerto Rico.

Holotype female (T. ipomoeae, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Lectotype female (H. neivai), Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana.