Liothrips (Liothrips) piperinus

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Nomenclatural details

Liothrips piperinus Priesner, 1935: 361.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Habon, Taiwan on Piper sp.. Recorded from Hainan island in China, Honshu, Kyushu, Izu islands and Ryukyu islands, Japan on Piper kadzura leaves. Also recorded on Castanopsis cuspidate and C. sieboldii and on Elaeocarpus sylvestris (Okajima, 2006).


Priesner H (1935) New or little-known oriental Thysanoptera. Philippine Journal of Science 57: 351–375.

Okajima S (2006) The Insects of Japan. Volume 2. The suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Fukuoka: Touka Shobo Co. Ltd. pp. 1–720.

Type information

Syntype females, unknown depositary.