Melanthrips nigricornis Bagnall, 1913: 264.
Melanthrips thymicola Bagnall, 1934: 486.
Biology and Distribution
Described from Tunisia, but found in southern France and Spain, also Sicily, in flowers of Cruciferae.
Bagnall RS (1913) On a new species of Melanothrips (Thysanoptera) from Tunisia. Entomologist's monthly Magazine 49: 263-264.
Bagnall RS (1934) Contributions towards a knowledge of the European Thysanoptera. V. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10)14: 481–500.
Lectotype female (M. nigricornis), The Natural History Museum, London.
Syntype females (M. thymicola), The Natural History Museum, London.