Leucothrips furcatus

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Nomenclatural details

Leucothrips furcatus Hood, 1931: 153.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Guadeloupe. Also recorded from South America, reported as a pest of chayote and cotton; from Ipomoea congesta in Okinawa, Japan (Masumoto & Okajima, 2017).


Hood JD (1931) Notes on New York Thysanoptera, with descriptions of new species III. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 26: 151–170.

Masumoto M & Okajima S (2017) Studies on Dendrothripinae (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) from Japan, with new records and one new species. Zootaxa 4362: 405-420.

Type information

Holotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.