Karnyothrips merrilli

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Nomenclatural details

Haplothrips merrilli Watson, 1920: 7.

Haplothrips panamaensis Watson, 1931: 11.

Haplothrips tenuis Moulton, 1938: 381.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Cuba (H. merrilli), Panama on pineapple cuttings (H. panamaensis) and Minas Gerais, Brazil on Mandoca branches (H. tenuis).


Watson JR (1920) An apparently new Haplothrips from Cuba. Florida Entomologist 4: 7–12.

Watson JR (1931) A new Haplothrips from Panama. Florida Entomologist 15: 11–12.

Moulton D (1938) Thysanoptera from Minas Geraes, Brazil. Revista de Entomologia 9: 374–382.

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. tenuis), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Holotype female (H. merrilli), Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville.

Holotype female (H. panamaensis), Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville.