Xylaplothrips subterraneus

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Nomenclatural details

Haplothrips subterraneus Crawford JC, 1938: 41.

Trichothrips liliorus Kurosawa, 1938: 154.

Biology and Distribution

Described from England (H. subterraneus) and Japan (T. liliorus). Recorded from Korea and the Netherlands. Occurs under scales of lily bulbs. Possibly a predator of Liothrips vaneeckei (Okajima, 2006).


Crawford JC (1938) Some new or little known Thysanoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 40: 35–43.

Kurosawa (1938) A new species of Trichothrips injuring lily bulb in Japan and Korea. Zoological Magazine (Tokyo) 50: 154-156.

Okajima S (2006) The Insects of Japan. Volume 2. The suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Fukuoka : Touka Shobo Co. Ltd. pp. 1–720.

Type information

Holotype (H. subterraneus), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.