Klambothrips myopori

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Klambothrips myopori - Head, pronotum and fore legs
Myoporum laetum severely damaged by Klambothrips myopori in California

Nomenclatural details

Klambothrips myopori Mound & Morris, 2007: 40.

Biology and Distribution

Described from California USA, on Myoporum laetum distorted leaves.


Mound LA & Morris DC (2007) A new pest of Myoporum cultivars in California, in a new genus of leaf-galling Australian Phlaeothripidae (Thysanoptera). Zootaxa 1495: 33–45.

Type information

Holotype male, Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra.