Bean thrips Caliothrips phaseoli, photographed by Ted MacRae.

Belongs within: Panchaetothripinae.

Caliothrips is a genus of thrips often associated with grasses though some species are minor crop pests. These include the bean thrips Caliothrips phaseoli, a pest of beans and also sometimes of cotton.

Characters (from Mound & Marullo 1996): Head and pronotum dark with conspicuous reticulate sculpture; wrinkle- or dot-shaped markings present within reticulate sculpture. Antennae eight-segmented; head with cheeks more or less parallel-sided, not constricted into neck-like region. Forewings usually with dark and light bands, first vein with wide interval in setal row. Metathoracic furca with two long curved arms extending to mesothorax. Tarsi one-segmented. Tergite VIII reticulate; tergite X usually with longitudinal split.

<==Caliothrips Daniel 1904 MM96
    |--C. fasciatus (Pergande 1895) [=Heliothrips fasciatus; incl. *C. woodworthi] MM96
    |--C. cinctipennis MM96
    |--C. fasciapennis (Hinds 1902) [=Heliothrips fasciapennis] MM96
    |--C. flavescentis De Santis 1967 MM96
    |--C. indicus MH91
    |--C. insularis (Hood 1928) [=Hercothrips insularis; incl. Heliothrips bruneri Morgan 1929] MM96
    |--C. marginipennis (Hood 1912) [=Heliothrips marginipennis] MM96
    |--C. masculinus (Hood 1928) [=Hercothrips masculinus] MM96
    |--C. multistriatus MM96
    |--C. nanus (Hood 1928) [=Hercothrips nanus] MM96
    |--C. phaseoli (Hood 1912) (see below for synonymy) MM96
    |--C. punctipennis (Hood 1912) [=Heliothrips punctipennis] MM96
    `--C. striatopterus BMW13

Caliothrips phaseoli (Hood 1912) [=Heliothrips phaseoli; incl. Hel. braziliensis Morgan 1929, Caliothrips flavescentis De Santis 1967, Hercothrips ipomoeae Moulton 1932] MM96

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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.

[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.

Last updated: 26 April 2022.

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