Biology and distribution
Described from Austria, Aflenz (Steiermark) from Knautia (Caprifoliaceae).
Distribution: T. trybomi is widespread over alpine regions up to higher mountain areas. Reported from Austria, Czech Republic, Germany (Ulitzka unpublished), Northern Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia; it also has been recorded in Iran as well as in Eastern and Western Siberia.
T. trybomi is a polyphagous species that is found in flowers of many different plants.
Karny H (1908) Über die Verändlichkeit systematisch wichtiger Merkmale, nebst Bermerkungen zu den Gattungen Thrips und Euthrips. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung 27: 273–280.
Holotype ♀: Senckenbergmuseum Frankfurt.