Biology and distribution
Described from Queensland, Australia (from Mango-blossoms).
Distribution: H. haideeaeis a native Australien species mainly spread in the tropical north of the continent. It has been reported from a range of different flowers, however, repeatedly from Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae). Ouside Australia this species has been recorded on Zanzibar island (Tanzania) from flowers of Leucaena leucocephala (Mimosaceae) (Ulitzka unpublished).
Mound LA & Minaei K (2007) Australian thrips of the Haplothrips lineage (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Journal of Natural History 41: 2919–2978.
Ulitzka MR (2018) New records of thrips from various African countries (Thysanoptera). Entomologische Zeitschrift 128 (3): 181-188.
Holotype: Australian National Collection of Insects, Canberra.
Paratypes ♀: Collection Ulitzka.