Mirothrips analis

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Nomenclatural details

Adraneothrips analis De Santis, 1959: 254.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Argentina living inside the silk bags of Oiketikus moths. It is also reported from Brazil, usually associated with dead twigs and leaves of unrelated plant species. It is possibly predatory on small arthropods.


Cavalleri A, Souza AR, Prezotto F & Mound LA (2013) Egg predation within the nests of social wasps: a new genus and species of Phlaeothripidae, with consideration of the evolutionary consequences of Thysanoptera invasive behaviour. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109: 332-341.

De Santis L (1959) Notas sobre tisanópteros argentinos. Notas del Museo. Zoologia XIX (183): 246-259.

Type information

Holotype female, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina.