Trichromothrips xanthius

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Nomenclatural details

Physothrips xanthius Williams, 1917: 59.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Trinidad from Cattleya orchids. Recorded from Japan.


Williams C.B. (1917) A new thrips damaging orchids in the West Indies. Bulletin of Entomological Research 8 59–61.

Masumoto M & Okajima S (2005) Trichromothrips Priesner (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) of Japan and Taiwan, with descriptions of four new species and a review of the Trichromothrips group of genera. Zootaxa 1082: 1–27.

Type information

Holotype female, unknown depositary.