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Genus information

Oelschlaegera Bhatti, 1990: 198. Type species Chirothrips madagassus Strassen 1961, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

Presumably an Afro-tropical genus, breeding in Poaceae florets.


Bhatti JS (1990) On some genera related to Chirothrips (Insecta: Terebrantia: Thripidae). Zoology (Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology) 2: 193-200.

Nakahara S & Foottit RG (2012) Review of Chirothrips and related genera (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of the Americas, with descriptions of one new genus and four new species. Zootaxa 3251: 1–29.

Fekrat L, Hosseininejad M, Derakhshan A & Minaei K (2016) Grass-thrips of the genus Oelschlaegera (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), with the first description of a male. Zootaxa 4105: 296–299.


Oelschlaegera ferdowsii Fekrat, Hosseininejad, Derakhshan & Minaei, 2016

Oelschlaegera madagassus (zur Strassen, 1961)

Oelschlaegera priesneri (Hood, 1949)

Oelschlaegera ruthae (Hood, 1949)