Thrips alliorum

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Nomenclatural details

Taeniothrips alliorum Priesner, 1935: 128.

Taeniothrips carteri Moulton, 1936: 183.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Taihoku, Taiwan from flowers (T. alliorum) and Hawaii USA (T. carteri). Recorded from Japan, Korea and China on onions.


Priesner H (1935) Neue exotische Thysanopteren. Stylops 4: 125–131.

Moulton D (1936) Thysanoptera of the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian entomological Society 9: 181–188.

Palmer JM (1992) Thrips (Thysanoptera) from Pakistan to the Pacific: a review. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 61: 1–76.

Type information

Holotype female (T. alliorum), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.

Holotype female (T. carteri), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.