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Genus information

Turmathrips Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004: 292. Type species Turmathrips apistus Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004, by original designation.

Biology and Distribution

Australian species, presumably kleptoparasites in thrips galls on Acacia phyllodes.


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.


Turmathrips apistus Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004

Turmathrips dyspistus Crespi, Morris & Mound, 2004