Melanthrips Haliday 1836 (thrips)

Insecta - Thysanoptera - Melanthripidae

Alternative spelling: Melanothrips

Parent taxon: Melanthripidae according to L. A. Mound and A. Hastenpflug-Vesmanis 2021

See also Park and Downing 2001 and Priesner 1929

Sister taxa: Ankothrips, Archankothrips, Eocranothrips, Gymnopollisthrips, Proboscisthrips

Subtaxa: Melanothrips annulicornis Melanothrips extincta Melanthrips extincta

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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