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Genus information

Truncatothrips Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004: 291. Type species Truncatothrips terryae Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

From Central Australia, creating domiciles on the phyllodes of Acacia kempeana.


Crespi BJ, Morris DC & Mound LA (2004) Evolution of ecological and behavioural diversity: Australian Acacia thrips as model organisms. Australian Biological Resources Study & Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1–328.


Truncatothrips terryae Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004