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Thysanoptera (thrips)

Insecta - Thysanoptera

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Thysanoptera Haliday
1856Thrips antiqua Heer p. 27 figs. Pl 2, figs 9-10
1856Thrips annulata Menge p. 11
1856Thrips sericata Menge p. 12
1865Thrips annosa Heer p. 367 fig. 233
1865Thrips oeningensis Heer p. 367
2004Thysanoptera Beckemeyer p. 132
2004Thysanoptera Kukalová-Peck and Lawrence
2012Thysanoptera Nel et al. p. 385
2014Thysanoptera Nel et al.
2015Thripida Prokop et al. p. 40

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
superorderThripidaFallen 1814
orderThysanopteraHaliday 1836
orderThysanopteraHaliday 1836

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Kungurian to the top of the Sarmatian or 279.30000 to 11.60800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 272.3 Ma

Collections (80 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France (Languedoc) Thripida indet. (105045)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (North Carolina) Thysanoptera indet. (55493) Triassothrips virginicus (106479)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Kazakhstan Kazachothrips triassicus (113404)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Liassothrips crassipes (105426 105970 105971 106101 106279 113439) Mesothrips crassipes (115717)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45Lebanon Exitelothrips mesozoicus, Jezzinothrips cretacicus, Neocomothrips hennigianus, Progonothrips horridus, Rhetinothrips elegans, Scaphothrips antennatus, Scudderothrips sucinus (124276) Rohrthrips libanicus, Tethysthrips libanicus (122471)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Russian Federation (Buryatia) Fusithrips crassipes, Convexithrips robustus (105969 113354)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Mongolia (Govi-Altai) Thysanoptera indet. (122332)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Jordan Thysanoptera indet. (124847)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Spain Tethysthrips hispanicus (109438)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6France (Poitou-Charentes) Thysanoptera indet. (99114)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Spain (Álava) Gymnopollisthrips minor, Gymnopollisthrips maior (108769)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Spain (Aragón) Hispanothrips utrillensis (91626)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France (Charente-Maritime) Thysanoptera indet. (107076)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Myanmar Cenomanithrips primus (165561) Myanmarothrips pankowskiorum, Rohrthrips burmiticus (173343) Rohrthrips breviceps, Rohrthrips jiewenae, Rohrthrips maryae, Rohrthrips patrickmuelleri, Rohrthrips schizovenatus (200651)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (New Jersey) Cretothrips antiquus (110895)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Botswana Thysanoptera indet. (34851)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Alaska) Thysanoptera indet. (196713)
MP 755.8 - 48.6France (Oise) Uzelothrips eocenicus (123850)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Melanothrips extincta (121146)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) Lithadothrips vetusta, Palaeothrips fossilis (121147)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Sinaeolothrips brodiei, Aeolothrips jarzembowskii (21976) Thripidae indet. 1, Sinaeolothrips brodiei, Aeolothrips jarzembowskii, Coccothrips hoffeinsorum (123960) Thripidae indet. 1, Thripidae indet. 2, Aeolothrips brodiei, Thrips sp., Aeolothrips jarzembowskii (123959)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany Anaphothrips majoricornis, Anaphothrips latialatus, Anaphothrips intermedius, Anaphothrips minoricornis, Protoxythrips intermedius, Taeniothrips streckelsbergi, Taeniothrips usedomi, Taeniothrips balticus, Taeniothrips longistylosus, Taeniothrips hoffeinsi, Sucinothrips incertus, Polygonothrips apertosetosus (124274) Thripinae indet., Thripini indet., Protoxythrips conclusus, Archankothrips medisetosus, Heterothrips dietrichi, Caliothrips verae, Protanaphothrips majoricornis (160460)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Stenurothrips brachycerus, Anaphothrips intermedius, Gerontothrips latipennis, Protanaphothrips vicinus, Protoxythrips fritschi, Protoxythrips bagnalli, Stenurothrips succineus, Archankothrips varicornis, Protoxythrips ursulae, Archankothrips pugionifer, Anaphothrips parallelus, Archankothrips zawirskae, Rhipidothripoides involvus, Holarthrothrips crassicornis, Stenurothrips polonius, Dendrothrips giecewiczi, Schedodendrothrips ursulae, Taeniothrips balticus, Taeniothrips litoralis, Taeniothrips majoribalticus, Anaphothrips pusillus, Protanaphothrips minoricornis, Protoxythrips stenuroideus, Protolispothrips multisetiger, Protanaphothrips suspensus (120813) Thrips annulata, Thrips sericata, Thrips electrina (120811)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation Stenurothrips maximus, Eocranothrips samlandi, Sucinothrips incertus, Stenurothrips bagnalli, Stenurothrips brevisetis, Phlaeothrips schlechtendali, Heterothrips nani, Parahoplothrips nicolaji, Anaphothrips maximocornis, Anaphothrips paeneparallelus, Anaphothrips parallelus, Incertothrips insolitus, Protoxythrips stenurus, Liotrichothrips minor, Opadothrips ischyrus, Taeniothrips streckelsbergi (123419)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Ukraine Eocranothrips sp., Phloeothrips schlechtendali (113621) Praedendrothrips avus, Stenurothrips maximus (122997)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Denmark Eocranothrips compacticornis (172768)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany (Halle) Protoxythrips ursulae, Anaphothrips parallelus, Protoxythrips stenurus, Anaphothrips suspensus, Archankothrips medisetosus, Apodendrothrips major, Synnastothrips vitreus, Synnastothrips minor, Anaphothrips fuscicaudeus, Protoxythrips probus, Lewisothrips telothripoideus, Taeniothrips parvus, Taeniothrips evelinae, Taeniothrips crassisetosus, Taeniothrips successus, Taeniothrips klimti, Taeniothrips mucripositus, Taeniothrips pietrzeniuki (129227) Stenurothrips brachycerus, Eocranothrips leptocerus, Eochirothrips mirocornis, Frankliniella intonsoidea, Taeniothrips saxonicus, Taeniothrips amphoroideus, Taeniothrips goitschei, Protoxythrips conclusus, Protoxythrips ursulae, Archankothrips hoffeinsianus, Incertothrips hoffeinsorum, Protoxythrips stenurus, Necrothrips major, Prohaplothrips iunctostylosus, Archaeothrips hoffeinsi, Protanaphothrips minoricornis, Anaphothrips fuscicaudeus, Taeniothrips usedomi, Cephenothrips propelaticeps (124273)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Eocranothrips annulicornis, Archankothrips varicornis, Archankothrips medisetosus, Eocranothrips samlandii (196706) Eocranothrips compacticornis, Thripinae indet., Sucinothrips incertus, Stenurothrips melior, Heterothrips nani, Taeniothrips lewisothripeus, Weitschatithrips apithanus, Necrothrips mesus, Parahoplothrips nicolaji (110735) Melanthrips annulicornis, Telothrips klebsi, Telothrips minor, Oxythrips conclusus, Taeniothrips resinae, Taeniothrips prior, Taeniothrips repositus (124073) Oxythrips sepultus (154929) Phloeothrips schlechtendali, Physothrips connaticornis, Physothrips clavicornis, Melanothrips varicornis, Rhipidothripoides abdominalis, Hemithrips antiquus, Hemithrips femoralis, Hemithrips simplex, Stenurothrips brevisetis, Amorphothrips klebsi, Selenothrips cordatus, Electrothrips hystrix, Heliothrips scudderi, Homothrips physothripoides, Physothrips gracilicornis, Physothrips succineus, Procerothrips cylindricornis, Trichothrips minutatim, Liotrichothrips antiquus, Liotrichothrips discrepans, Liotrichothrips hystrix, Melanothrips annulicornis, Schlechtendalia longitubus (123927) Praemerothrips hoodi, Rhipidothripoides juttae, Mymarothrips groehni, Merothrips balticus, Proboscisthrips mammuthoides (123928) Stenurothrips bagnalli, Hercinothrips extinctus (124579) Stenurothrips maximus, Hoffeinsithrips teuberi (123763) Stenurothrips succineus (150189) Thripidae indet., Praedendrothrips avus, Aeolothrips sp., Promelanthrips spiniger, Opadothrips sexspinosus, Lipsanothrips skwarrae, Anaphothrips arcanus, Anaphothrips perspicuus, Anaphothrips vicinus, Anaphothrips magniceps, Oxythrips conclusus, Oxythrips fritschi, Oxythrips bagnalli, Oxythrips vigil, Oxythrips crassicornis, Oxythrips sepultus, Taeniothrips clavicornis, Taeniothrips inclusus, Taeniothrips repositus, Praemerothrips hoodi, Haplothrips sp., Cephenothrips laticeps, Treherniella fossilis, Taeniothrips connaticornis, Archankothrips pugionifer, Opadothrips fritschianus, Protothrips speratus, Archaeothrips latipennis, Taeniothrips resinae, Merothrips fritschi, Necrothrips nanus, Proleeuwenia succini, Symphyothrips longicauda (127170)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (Isle of Wight) Coccothrips hoffeinsorum (157666) Sinaeolothrips brodiei (157669)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1France Melanthrips sp., Thripidae indet., Aeolothrips extinctus, Frankliniella oligocaenica, Orothripinae indet. (146907)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Heliothrips clypeata, Heliothrips frechi, Thrips excellens, Thrips pennifera (142554) Heliothrips cucullata, Heliothrips longipes, Thrips longula, Thrips excellens, Thrips pennifera, Thrips breviventris, Thrips minima, Thrips pygmaea, Thrips capito, Phloeothrips pohligi (142560)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Bouches-Du-Rhone) Thripidae indet., Calothrips scudderi (122487) Thrips antiqua (122877) Thrips obsoleta, Thrips formicoides (123944)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Spain (Castellon) Thripidae indet. (140792 140796 140798)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Ethiopia Thysanoptera indet., Merothripidae indet. (151982)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Chiridurothrips dominicus (205730)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (California) Anaphothrips vitreus, Melanothrips sp. (106431) Thripidae indet. (123023 123025 123026 123032 123033 123034 123035 123036 123039) Thripidae indet., Anaphothrips vitreus (123042) Thripidae indet., Anaphothrips vitreus, Melanthripinae indet. (123022)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Thrips annosa, Thrips oeningensis (117252)