Thrips impar

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Nomenclatural details

Thrips impar Hood, 1915: 25.

Thrips impatientis Moulton, 1936: 109.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Plummer's island, Maryland USA from Impatiens sp (T. impar) and Illinois USA from weeds (T. impatientis).


Hood JD (1915) Descriptions of new American Thysanoptera. Insecutor inscitiae menstruus 3: 1–40.

Moulton D (1936) New Thysanoptera belonging to the genus Thrips Linn. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 12: 104–110.

Nakahara S (1994) The genus Thrips Linnaeus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of the New World. Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture 1822: 1–183.

Type information

Holotype female (T. impar), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

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