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Genus information

Microcephalothrips Bagnall, 1926: 113. Type species Thrips abdominalis Crawford 1910, by monotypy.

Paraphysothrips Girault, 1927: 2. Type species Paraphysothrips burnsi Girault, 1927, by monotypy. Synonym by Medina-Gaud, 1961.

Stylothrips Karny, 1926: 205. Type species Stylothrips brevipalpus Karny, 1926, by monotypy. Synonym by Priesner, 1949.

Thrips (Ctenothripella) Moulton, 1926: 126. Type species Thrips gillettei Moulton, 1926, by monotypy. Synonym by Priesner, 1927.

Aureothrips Raizada, 1966: 277. Type species Aureothrips marigoldae Raizada 1966, by monotypy. Synonym by Bhatti, 1969.

Biology and Distribution

Widespread in flowers of Asteraceae.


Bagnall RS (1926) Brief descriptions of new Thysanoptera. XV. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9)18: 98–114.

Girault AA (1927) Some new wild animals from Queensland. Published privately. Brisbane. pp. 1–3.

Karny H (1926) Studies on Indian Thysanoptera. Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India. Entomology Series 9: 187–239.

Moulton D (1926) New American Thysanoptera. Transactions of the American entomological Society 5: 119–128.

Priesner H (1927) Die Thysanopteren Europas. Abteilung III: 343-568. F. Wagner verlag, Wien.

Raizada U (1966) Studies on some Thysanoptera from Delhi. Zoologischer Anzeiger 176: 277-290.


Microcephalothrips abdominalis (Crawford DL, 1910)