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.
Holotype female, unknown depositary.