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Genus information

Jersonithrips Retana & Nishida, 2007: 144. Type species Jersonithrips galligenus Retana & Nishida, 2007, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

One species only, from Costa Rica.


Retana-Salazar AP & Nishida K (2007) First gall-inducing thrips on Elaphroglossum ferns: a new genus and species of thrips, Jersonithrips galligenus from Costa Rica (Insecta, Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae). Senckenbergiana biologica 87: 143–148.


Jersonithrips galligenus Retana & Nishida, 2007