Biology and distribution
Described from Søgne, southern Norway from Linaria vulgaris (Plataginaceae) and Carex (Cyperaceae).
Distribution: At present only recorded in southern Norway; host plant and biology unknown.
Kobro, S. & Ulitzka, M.R. (2021) Thrips orarius sp. n. and six first records of thrips (Thysanoptera) from Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 68: 130–145.
Holotype ♀: Collection Ulitzka.
Paratype ♀: British Museum of Natural History, London.
Paratype ♀: Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra.