Uzelothrips scabrosus

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Nomenclatural details

Uzelothrips scabrosus Hood, 1952: 143.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Belem, Para, Brazil. Apparently fungus feeding on dead twigs, this species has been recorded from Angola, Singapore and SE Queensland, Australia; one female from Sulawesi, Indonesia in BMNH.


Hood JD (1952) Brasilian Thysanoptera III. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 65: 141-174.

Mound LA, Heming BS & Palmer JM (1980) Phylogenetic relationships between the families of recent Thysanoptera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society of London 69: 111-141.

Tree DJ (2009) Disjunct distribution of Uzelothripidae (Thysanoptera) new to Australia. Zootaxa 2009: 67-68.

Type material

Holotype female, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.