Ophthalmothrips miscanthicola

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Nomenclatural details

Pyrgothrips miscanthicola Haga, 1975: 273.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Osaka, Honshu, Japan from Miscanthus sinensis. Widespread in Japan. Recorded from China.


Haga K (1975) A revision of the genus Pyrgothrips Karny with keys to the world species (Thysanoptera, Tubulifera). Kontyu 43: 263-280.

Mound LA & Palmer JM (1983) The generic and tribal classification of spore-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology 46: 1-174.

Okajima S (2006) The Insects of Japan. Volume 2. The suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Fukuoka: Touka Shobo Co. Ltd. pp.1–720.

Cao S-J, Guo F-Z & Feng,J-N (2010) The genus Ophthalmothrips Hood (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) from Mainland China with description of one New Species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 136: 263–268.

Type information

Holotype female, Natural History Museum, Osaka.