Podothrips semiflavus

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Nomenclatural details

Podothrips semiflavus Hood, 1913: 67.

Podothrips aegyptiacus Priesner, 1929: 59.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Puerto Rico on Panicum barbinode (P. semiflavus) and Cairo, Egypt from on millet (P. aegyptiacus).


Hood JD (1913) Two new Thysanoptera from Porto Rico. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus 1: 65–70.

Priesner H (1929) Contribution towards a knowledge of the Thysanoptera of Egypt, I. Bulletin de la Societe Royale entomologique d'Egypte 13: 59–63.

Ritchie JM (1974) A revision of the grass-living genus Podothrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Journal of Entomology (B) 43: 261–282.

Type information

Holotype female (P. semiflavus), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Holotype male (P. aegyptiacus), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.