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Ceratothripoides Bagnall, 1918
This is a small genus of thrips with about 5 species. They are found in Africa and Asia and two species are regarded as agricultural pests and as vectors of tospoviruses. Ceratothripoides claratris and C. brunneus are pests of tomatoes in southern Asia and eastern Africa respectively. The latter has been also reported from other parts of Africa, Central America, southern parts of North America and South-East Asia.
Type species: Ceratothripoides brunneus
For a taxonomic review see Mound & Nickle (2009).
Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: