Female Scopaeothrips bicolor, from Thysanoptera California.

Belongs within: Phlaeothripidae.
Contains: Apterygothrips, Karnyothrips, Podothrips, Adraneothrips, Haplothrips, Lissothrips, Leptothrips.

The Haplothripini are a group of mostly flower-feeding thrips characterised by medially constricted fore wings, the presence of prosternal basantral sclerites, and the presence of a maxillary bridge in the head (Mound et al. 2013).

|–+–+–‘Haplothrips’ leucanthemi (Schrank 1781) BMW13, MM96 (see below for synonymy)
|  |  `–Dyothrips pallescens BMW13
|  `–+–Haplothrips BMW13
|     `–Lissothrips BMW13
`–+–Leptothrips BMW13
`–+–‘Haplothrips’ graminis Hood 1912 BMW13, MM96 (see below for synonymy)
`–Scopaeothripina [Rhopalothripini] P60
|–Froggattothrips P60
|–Spilothrips P60
|–Rhopalothripoides P60
|    |–R. brunneus A78
|    |–R. froggatti MH91
|    `–R. luteus MC13
`–Scopaeothrips Hood 1912 BMW13, MM96 [incl. Rhopalothrips Hood 1912 MM96]
|–*S. unicolor Hood 1912 MM96
|–S. bicolor (Hood 1912) [=*Rhopalothrips bicolor] MM96
`–‘Rhopalothrips’ tuberculatus Girault 1929 G29

Haplothripini incertae sedis:
Anchylothrips P60
Apterygothrips P60
Aulothrips P60
Dolicholepta P60
Dolichothrips P60
|–D. inquilinus A78
`–D. longicollis A78
Elatea P60
Euryaplothrips P60
Gigaplothrips P60
Hadothrips P60
Karnyothrips P60
Melampodothrips P60
Praepodothrips P60
Priesneria Bagnall 1926 P73
|–*P. kellyana Bagnall 1926 P73
|–P. doliicornis (Bianchi 1946) [=Karnyothrips doliicornis] P73
|–P. insolitus (Ananthakrishnan 1969) [=Agrothrips insolitus] P73
|–P. longistylosa Pitkin 1973 P73
`–P. peronis MDT13
Talitha P60
Tetragonothrips P60
Craniothrips Bagnall 1915 P60, MM96
`–*C. urichi Bagnall 1915 MM96
Epomisothrips Hood 1954 P60, MM96
`–*E. araucariae Hood 1954 MM96
Goniothrips Hood 1927 P60, MM96
`–*G. denticornis Hood 1927 MM96
Bagnalliella Karny 1920 P60, MM96
`–*B. yuccae [=Cephalothrips yuccae] MM96
Antillothrips Stannard 1957 P60, MM96
|–A. cingulatus (Hood 1919) MM96 (see below for synonymy)
|–A. exastis MM96
|–A. hartwigi Pitkin 1977 MM96
`–A. speciosus (Hood 1925) [=Zygothrips speciosus] MM96
Podothrips P60
Zaliothrips Hood 1938 P60, MM96
|–*Z. citripes Hood 1938 MM96
|–Z. abdominalis Hood 1954 MM96
|–Z. imitator Hood 1956 MM96
|–Z. longisetosus Hood 1956 MM96
|–Z. luteolus Hood 1956 MM96
`–Z. nigripes Hood 1938 MM96
Agrothrips Jacot-Guillarmod 1939 P60, MM96
|–*A. priesneri Jacot-Guillarmod 1939 MM96
|–A. arenicola (Hood 1939) [=Karnyothrips arenicola] MM96
|–A. dimidiatus (Hood 1939) [=Watsoniella dimidiata] MM96
|–A. omani (Crawford 1947) [=Haplothrips omani] MM96
|–A. pallidus (Hood 1912) [=Zygothrips pallidus] MM96
|–A. tantillus Stannard 1958 MM96
`–A. tenebricosus (Priesner 1925) [=Haplothrips tenebricosus] MM96
Adraneothrips P73
Xylaplothrips P73
|–X. clavipes (Karny 1920) [=Haplothrips clavipes] P73
|–X. darci (Girault 1930) [=Haplothrips darci] P73
|–X. flavitibia P73
|–X. inquilinus P73
|–X. longus P73
|–X. orientalis P73
|–X. reedi Pitkin 1973 P73
`–X. subterraneus (Crawford 1938) [=Haplothrips (Xylaplothrips) subterraneus] C38
Androthrips A78
|–A. flavipes A78
|–A. melastomae A78
|–A. ochraceus A78
`–A. ramachandrai A78
Aeglothrips denticulus A78

Antillothrips cingulatus (Hood 1919) MM96 [=Zygothrips cingulatus MM96, Haplothrips cingulatus P73; incl. *A. graminatus Stannard 1957 MM96, P73, Watsoniella latiaureus Girault 1927 P73]

Haplothrips’ graminis Hood 1912 BMW13, MM96 [incl. H. angustipennis Watson 1922 MM96, H. colombiensis Moulton 1933 MM96, Anthothrips floridensis Watson 1916 MM96, H. humilis Hood 1914 MM96, H. querci Watson 1920 MM96, H. rabuni Watson 1922 MM96]

Haplothrips’ leucanthemi (Schrank 1781) BMW13, MM96 [=Thrips leucanthemi MM96; incl. Phloeothrips niger Osborn 1883 MM96, Haplothrips niger MH91, Zygothrips wyomingensis Watson 1924 MM96]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A78] Ananthakrishnan, T. N. 1978. Thrips galls and gall thrips. Zoological Survey of India, Technical Monograph 1: 1–69, 26 pls.

[BMW13] Buckman, R. S., L. A. Mound & M. F. Whiting. 2013. Phylogeny of thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) based on five molecular loci. Systematic Entomology 38: 123–133.

[C38] Crawford, J. C. 1938. Some new or little known Thysanoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 40 (2): 35–43.

[G29] Girault, A. A. 1929. Description of a case of lunacy in Homo and of six-legged articulates. Privately published (reprinted: Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 262–265).

[MC13] Majer, J. D., S. K. Callan, K. Edwards, N. R. Gunawardene & C. K. Taylor. 2013. Baseline survey of the terrestrial invertebrate fauna of Barrow Island. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 13–112.

[MDT13] Mound, L. A., L.-H. Dang & D. J. Tree. 2013. Genera of fungivorous Phlaeothripinae (Thysanoptera) from dead branches and leaf-litter in Australia. Zootaxa 3681 (3): 201–224.

[MH91] Mound, L. A., & B. S. Heming. 1991. Thysanoptera (thrips). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers vol. 1 pp. 510–515. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[MM96] Mound, L. A., & R. Marullo. 1996. The thrips of Central and South America: an introduction (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–487.

[P73] Pitkin, B. R. 1973. A revision of the Australian Haplothripini, with descriptions of three new species (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Aust. Ent. Soc. 12: 315–339.

[P60] Priesner, H. 1960. Das System der Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Anzeiger der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 13: 283–296.

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