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Genus information

Plesiothrips Hood, 1915: 129. Type species Sericothrips perplexa Beach 1897, by monotypy.

Ornothrips Ananthakrishnan, 1965: 17. Type species Thrips panicus Moulton 1929 (=Plesiothrips perplexus), by original designation. Synonym by Ananthakrishnan, 1969.

Biology and Distribution

Neotropical in origin, on Poaceae


Beach AM (1897) Contribution to a knowledge of the Thripidae of Iowa. Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Sciences 3: 214-227.

Hood JD (1915) An interesting case of antennal antigeny in Thysanoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 17: 128–132.

Ananthakrishnan TN (1965) Indian Terebrantia - II (Thysanoptera: Insecta). Bulletin of Entomology, India 6: 15–29.

Mound L, Lima E, O’Donnell C & Cavalleri A (2016) New World grass thrips of the genus Plesiothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Austral Entomology 55: 340-346.


Plesiothrips aczeli De Santis, 1959

Plesiothrips amblycauda Hood, 1925

Plesiothrips andropogoni Watts, 1934

Plesiothrips ayarsi Stannard, 1957

Plesiothrips brunneus Hood, 1936

Plesiothrips frequens (Moulton, 1938)

Plesiothrips longicollis Hood, 1954

Plesiothrips maculosus Hood, 1954

Plesiothrips octarthrus Hood, 1925

Plesiothrips pallidipennis Hood, 1957

Plesiothrips perplexus (Beach, 1896)

Plesiothrips sculpticollis Hood, 1950

Plesiothrips setiventris Hood, 1950

Plesiothrips tricolor Johansen, 1976 (1974)

Plesiothrips typhae Hood, 1940

Plesiothrips verticalis Hood, 1940

Plesiothrips williamsi Hood, 1940