Thrips monotropae

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Nomenclatural details

Thrips monotropae Hood, 1927: 217.

Thrips flavicauda Watson, 1927: 43.

Biology and Distribution

Described from New York USA from Monotropa uniflora flowers (T. monotropae) and Gainesville, Florida USA (T. flavicauda).


Hood JD (1927) A contribution toward the knowledge of New York Thysanoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species II. Entomologia Americana 7: 209–245.

Watson JR (1927) The English orchid thrips native to Florida. Additions to the Thysanoptera of Florida XVI. Florida Entomologist 11: 41–42.

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

Holotype female (T. flavicauda), Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainesville.