Organothrips indicus

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Female and male
Organothrips indicus head and pronotum.jpg

Nomenclatural details

Organothrips indicus Bhatti, 1974: 151.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Delhi, India, recorded from Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Thailand and Florida. Lives on aquatic plants.


Bhatti JS (1974) The genus Organothrips. Oriental Insects 8: 147–155.

Mound LA (2000) The aquatic thrips Organothrips indicus Bhatti (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Queensland, and a new species, O. wrighti, from tropical Australia. Australian Journal of Entomology 39: 10–14.

Type information

Holotype female, unknown depositary.