Pseudophilothrips adisi

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Nomenclatural details

Liothrips adisi zur Strassen, 1978: 551.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil from young leaves and flower buds of Paullinia cupana.


zur Strassen (1978) A new species of Liothrips from the Amazonas harmful to Guarana plantations (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Acta amazonica 7: 551-554.

Mound, L.A., Wheeler, G. & Williams, D.A (2010) Resolving cryptic species with morphology and DNA; thrips as a potential biocontrol agent of Brazilian peppertree, with a new species and overview of Pseudophilothrips (Thysanoptera) Zootaxa 2432: 59-68.

Type information

Holotype female in INPA (Manaus); paratypes in Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.