Print Fact SheetHoplothrips baileyi

Distinguishing features

This species has not been studied by the present authors, but see Cott, 1956: 40-42.

Related species

Known only from a single winged female, this species is mentioned under H. kincaidi. It was described as being unusual in color, generally light brown but with the tube and antennal segment VIII lemon yellow.

Biological data

Presumably breeding on dead branches and feeding on unidentified fungal hyphae, on dead Salix branches.

Distribution data

Known only from California.

Family name


Species name

Hoplothrips baileyi Cott

Original name and synonyms

Hoplothrips baileyi Cott, 1956: 40


Cott HE (1956) Systematics of the suborder Tubulifera (Thysanoptera) in California. University of California, Berkeley, Publications in Entomology 13: 1–216.