† Rohrthrips burmiticus
Biology and distribution
Fossil species. Inclusion in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Burmit).
Species of Rohrhrips most likely fed on fungal spores.
Ulitzka, MR (2018) A first survey of Cretaceous thrips from Burmese amber including the establishment of a new family of Tubulifera (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Zootaxa 4486 (4): 548–558.
Ulitzka, MR (2019) Five new species of Rohrthrips (Thysanoptera: Rohrthripidae) from Burmese amber, and the evolution of Tubulifera wings. Zootaxa 4585 (1): 27-40.
(Genus described in:
Nel P, Penalver E, Azar D, Hodebert G & Nel A (2010) Modern families Thripidae and Phlaeothripidae in Early Cretaceous amber (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 46: 154–163.)
Holotype ♂: Collection Ulitzka.