Plectrothrips antennatus

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Nomenclatural details

Plectrothrips antennatus Hood, 1908: 370.

Plectrothrips parvus Priesner, 1921: 203.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Illinois USA (P. antennatus) and Paraguay (P. parvus). Recorded from Brazil and Mexico.


Hood JD (1908) New genera and species of Illinois Thysanoptera. Bulletin of the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History 8: 361–379.

Priesner H (1921) Neue und wenig bekannte Thysanopteren der neotropischen Fauna aus der Sammlung des Berliner Zoologischen Museums. Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift 1921: 187–223.

Pitkin BR (1978) Lectotype designations of certain species of thrips described by J.D.Hood and notes on his collection (Thysanoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 80: 264–295.

Okajima S (1981) A revision of the tribe Plectrothripini of fungus-feeding Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae: Phlaeothripinae). Systematic Entomology 6: 291–336

Type information

Holotype female (P. parvus), Museum fur Naturkunde Humboldt -Universitat, Berlin.

Lectotype female (P. antennatus), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.