Xestothrips glabratus

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Nomenclatural details

Selenothrips glabratus Priesner, 1927: 63.

Selenothrips (Xestothrips) congoensis Priesner, 1938: 343.

Biology and Distribution

Described from Nigeria (S. glabratus) and Democratic Republic of the Congo (S. congoensis) on coffee.


Priesner H (1927) Neue und wenig bekannte Thysanopteren, gesammelt in Westafrika von Prof. Dr. F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorie di Zoologia Generale e Agraria, Portici 21 : 61–83.

Priesner H (1938) Thysanopteren aus dem Belgischen Congo (4. Beitrag). Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaine 30: 343–355.

Wilson TH (1975) A monograph of the subfamily Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 23: 1–354.

Type information

Lectotype female (S. congoensis), Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren.

Paralectotypes (S. glabratus), Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt.