Pentagonothrips antennalis

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Nomenclatural details

Pentagonothrips antennalis Haga & Okajima, 1979: 147.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Mt. Kiyosumi, Honshu, Japan in leaf litter. Fungus-feeder. Also recorded from Kyushu, Japan (Okajima 2006).


Haga K & Okajima S (1979) A new glyptothripine genus and species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) from Japan. Annotationes zoologicae Japonensis 52: 146–150.

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

Type information

Holotype female, Tokyo University of Agriculture.