Melanthrips pallidior

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Nomenclatural details

Melanthrips pallidior Priesner, 1919: 119.

Melanthrips (Turkmenothrips) helenae Liskiewicz, 1961: 336. Synonymised by zur Strassen (1980).

Biology and Distribution

From central Europe, in flowers of various plants, but particularly in Euphorbia cyparissias.

References

Priesner H (1919) Zur Thysanopteren-Fauna Albaniens. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften 128: 115–144.

zur Strassen R (1980) Thysanopterologische Notizen (5) (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Senckenbergiana biologica. 60: 191–202.

zur Strassen R (2003) Die terebranten Thysanopteren Europas und des Mittelmeer-Gebietes. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 74: 1–271.

Type information

Lectotype female (M. pallidior), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.