Biology and distribution
Described from Barraganetal, Ecuador from “cojojo”. Recorded from Costa Rica (from Piper flowers and dead branches) and from French Guiana (colored pan trap, Ulitzka unpublished).
Hood JD (1928) New neotropical Thysanoptera collected by C.B.Williams II. Psyche 34: 230–246.
Mound LA & Marullo R (1996) The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction. Memoirs on Entomology, International 6: 1–488.
Holotype ♀: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.