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 Dandelio thrips
Classification from Mound and Heming (1991), in Insects of Australia
Containing group: Hemipteroid Assemblage


thysanos - fringe; pteron -wing.


Derived characteristics:

Other Names for Thysanoptera


Ananthakrishnan, T. N. 1969. Indian Thysanoptera. CSIR Zoological Monograph, no. 1. Publications and Informative Directorate CSIR, New Delhi: 171 pp.

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Crespi, B. J., D. C. Morris, and L. A. Mound. 2004. Evolution of Ecological and Behavioural Diversity. Australian Acacia Thrips as Model Organisms. Canberra: Aust. Biol. Resourc. Study/Aust. Natl. Insect Collect.

CSIRO. 1991. The Insects of Australia: a Textbook for Students and Research Workers. Carlton, Victoria, Melbourne University Press.

Heming, B.S. 1972. Functional morphology of the pretarsus in larval Thysanoptera. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 50:751-766.

Holman, T. 1987. Population structure, genetics and taxonomy of Aphids and Thysanoptera: proceedings of international symposia, held at Smolenice, Czech., September 9 - 14, 1985. SPB Academic Pub., The Hague, Netherlands: 542 pp.

Johansen, R. M. 1985. New taxonomic and phylogenetic concepts of the genus Elaphrothrips Buffa, 1909 (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) of the American Continent, with the description of two new species. Anales Del Instituto De Biologia Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Serie Zoologia 56(3): 745-868.

Johansen, R. M. 1985. Revision of the tribe Humboldthripini Johansen, 1983 (Insecta, Thysanoptera: Thripidae: Thripinae). Anales Del Instituto De Biologia Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Serie Zoologia 56(3): 697-744.

Johansen, R. M. and A. M. Mojica. 1985. The present knowledge about the genus Oxythrips Uzel, 1895 (Insecta, Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in North America. Anales Del Instituto De Biologia Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Serie Zoologia 56(2): 383-400.

Lewis, T. 1973. Thrips, Their Biology, Ecology and Economic Importance. Academic Press, New York.

Moritz, G., L. A. Mound, D. C. Morris, and A. Goldarazena. 2004. Pest thrips of the world: an identification and information system using molecular and microscopical methods. CD-ROM. Brisbane: Cent. Biol. Inf. Technol.

Morris, D. C. and L. A. Mound. 2003. Thysanoptera phylogeny -- the molecular future. Entomologische Abhandlungen 61:153-155.

Morris, D. C., M. P. Schwarz, and S. J. B. Cooper, and L. A. Mound. 2002. Phylogenetics of Australian Acacia thrips: the evolution of behavior and ecology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25(2): 278-292.

Morris, D. C., M. P. Schwarz, B. J. Crespi, et al. 2001. Phylogenetics of gall-inducing thrips on Australian Acacia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74(1): 73-86.

Mound, L. 1987. An annotated check-list of Thysanoptera from Australia. Brit. Mus. Nat. History Pub., London.

Mound, L. A. 1968. A review of R. S. Bagnall's Thysanoptera collections. British Museum (Natural History), London: 181 pp.

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Mound, L.A., B.S. Heming, and J. M. Palmer. 1980. Phylogenetic relationships between the families of recent Thysanoptera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society London 69:111-41.

Mound, L.A. and R. Marullo. 1996. The thrips of Central and South America: an introduction. Mem. Entomol. Int. 6:1-488.

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Priesner, H. 1960. A monograph of the Thysanoptera of the Egyptian deserts. Institut du Desert d'Egypte, El Mataria-La Caire: 549 pp.

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Scientific Name Frankliniella occidentalis
Location Northern Sierra Nevada, California, USA
Comments Western flower thrips
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © 2004 Alex Wild
Dandelio thrips
Scientific Name Ceratothrips frici
Location San Mateo County
Comments Dandelio thrips intercepted by John Nelson on grasses
Acknowledgements Photograph courtesy InsectImages.org (#0019007)
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Source Collection Bugwood Network/Forestry Images
Copyright © John W. Dooley, USDA APHIS PPQ
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