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Genus information

Vicinothrips Mound & Morris, 2000: 136. Type species Vicinothrips bullatus Mound & Morris, 2000, by monotypy.

Biology and Distribution

From Queensland, Australia, on Acacia catenulata.


Mound LA & Morris DC (2000) Inquilines or kleptoparasites? New phlaeothripine Thysanoptera (Insecta) associated with domicile-building thrips on Acacia trees. Australian Journal of Entomology. 39: 130–137.

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.


Vicinothrips bullatus Mound & Morris, 2000