Thrips madroni

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Nomenclatural details

Thrips madronii Moulton, 1907: 57.

Thrips sambucifloris Hood, 1934: 177.

Biology and Distribution

Described from California USA from Madrone (T. madronii) and Sambucus racemosa (T. sambucifloris). Recorded from Canada and Mexico. Causes injury to apples.


Moulton D (1907) A contribution to our knowledge of the Thysanoptera of California. Technical series, USDA Bureau of Entomology 12/3: 39–68.

Hood JD (1934) Three new species of Thrips Linne from the western United States. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 9: 173–182.

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. sambucifloris), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

Lectotype female (T. madronii), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.