Orothrips kelloggii

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Nomenclatural details

Orothrips kelloggi Moulton, 1907: 43.

Orothrips keeni Moulton, 1927: 184. Synonymised by Marullo & Mound, 1994: 562.

Biology and Distribution

Described from California USA. Also recorded from British Columbia (Canada), Oregon and Arizona in flowers of Arctostaphylos pungens (Ericaceae).


Moulton D (1907) A contribution to our knowledge of the Thysanoptera of California. Technical series, USDA Bureau of Entomology 12/3: 39–68.

Moulton D (1927) Thysanoptera - New species and notes. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 22: 181–202.

Marullo R & Mound LA (1994) Discontinuous distribution and systematic relationships of the genus Orothrips (Aeolothripidae; Thysanoptera) and related taxa in Mediterranean climates. Journal of the New York Entomological Society.101: 561–566.

Hoddle HS, Mound LA & Paris D (2012) Thrips of California 2012. [1]

Type information

Holotype females, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.