Biology and distribution
Described from Asakawa (near Tokyo), Japan.
Distribution: Wide-spread in Japan, also in alpine regions. Reported also from Korea. Hydatothrips abdominalisis found on the level of many different plants.
Kurosawa (1937) A new species of Sericothrips from Japan. Kontyu 11: 115–117.
Kudô, I (1991) Sericothripine thrips of Japan (Thysanoptera, Thripidae). Japanese Journal of Entomology 59: 509–538.
Holotype ♀: Yokohama Custom house.