Koptothrips zelus

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Nomenclatural details

Koptothrips zelus Mound, 1971: 433.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Queensland, Australia on Acacia harpophylla.


Mound LA (1971) Gall-forming thrips and allied species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripinae) from Acacia trees in Australia. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 25 : 387–466.

Crespi BJ, Morris DC & Mound LA. (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study & Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1–328.

Type information

Holotype female, Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra.