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Thysanoptera Californica

Key References

Cott HE. 1956. Systematics of the suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera) in California. Publications in Entomology, University of California 13: 1–216. [Seriously out of date, both in content and classification, particularly as it predated Stannard, 1957]

Diffie S, Edwards GB, & Mound LA 2008. Thysanoptera of Southeastern U.S.A.: A checklist for Florida and Georgia. Zootaxa 1787: 45–62. [The only available checklist of the thrips fauna of eastern USA]

Hoddle MS, Mound LA & Nakahara S. 2004. Thysanoptera recorded from California, USA: a checklist. Florida Entomologist 87: 317–323. [Basic checklist for south western USA]

Lewis T (ed.) (1996) Thrips as crop pests. CAB International, Wallingford. [Multi-authored publication providing information on morphology, biology and ecology of thrips]

Mound LA & Marullo, R. 1996. The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488. [Summary identification and information system to Neotropical thrips]

Okajima S. 2006. The Suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). The Insects of Japan 2: 1–720. The Entomological Society of Japan, Touka Shobo Co. Ltd., Fukuoka. [The only modern taxonomic treatment of the Phlaeothripidae fauna of any part of the world]

Stannard LJ. 1957. The phylogeny and classification of the North American genera of the sub-order Tubulifera (Thysanoptera). Illinois Biological Monographs 25: 1–200. [Provides essential background information to taxonomy of Phlaeothripidae]

Stannard LJ. 1968. The Thrips, or Thysanoptera, of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 29: 213–552. [The basic taxonomic account of the thrips fauna of northern USA]

ThripsWiki - providing information on the World's thrips. [Catalogue and information system to world Thysanoptera fauna]

zur Strassen R (2003) Die terebranten Thysanopteren Europas und des Mittelmeer-Gebietes. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 74: 1–271. [Identificationof the terebrantian thrips of Europe - in German]