Pygmaeothrips angusticeps

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Pygmaeothrips angusticeps micropterous female, Head & Pronotum [L A Mound]

Nomenclatural details

Trichothrips angusticeps Hood, 1908: 367.

Pygmaeothrips columniceps Karny, 1920: 40. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 353.

Polyporothrips longipilosus Watson, 1927: 61. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 353.

Pygmaeothrips ferecaecus Priesner, 1929: 191.

Hoplothrips dallasi Moulton, 1933: 233. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 353.

Micropsothrips ganodermae de Santis, 1950: 63. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 353.

Poecilothrips biformis Moulton, 1934: 501. Synonymised by Mound & Marullo, 1996: 353.

Biology and Distribution

Widespread around the tropics. Fungus-feeding.

References

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

Karny H (1920) Nova Australska Thysanoptera, jez nashbiral Mjöberg. Casopis Ceskoslovenské spolecnosti entomologiscké 17: 35-44.

Watson JR (1927) New Thysanoptera from Florida XIV. Florida Entomologist 10: 60-62.

Priesner H (1929) Spolia Metawiensia: Thysanoptera. Treubia 11: 187-210.

Moulton D. (1933) The Thysanoptera of South America III. Revista de Entomologia 3: 227-262.

Moulton D. (1934) New Thysanoptera of the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 8: 499-503.

de Santis L (1950) Tres Tisanópteros nuevos de la República Argentina. Notas del Museo La Plata. Zoología 15 (133): 59-70.

Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1-488.

Type information

Holotype (H. dallasi), California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Holotype (P. biformis), California Academy of Science, San Francisco.

Holotype female (P. ferecaecus), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.

Holotype (L. priscus), Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm.

Holotype (L. silvifilia), Queensland Museum, Brisbane.

Holotype (M. ganodermae), Museo de La Plata.

Lectotype (T. angusticeps), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Syntype (P. columniceps), Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm.

Syntype (P. longipilosus), Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville.