Biology and distribution
Described from Ames, Iowa USA from hawthorn and hackberry.
Distribution: Widespread across the USA from New Jersey and Georgia, through Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Tennessee, to Arizona, Utah and California, also British Columbia (Canada)
Particularly associated with legumes, including soybeans, Glycine max (Fabaceae).
Beach AM (1896) Contribution to a knowledge of the Thripidae of Iowa. Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Sciences 3: 214–227.