2 literature references for Thrips italicus (Bagnall, 1926):

Year: 2005
Source: database, Thysanoptera (Thrips) of the World - a checklist
Author: Nickle, David A.
Year: 2003
Title: A checklist of commonly intercepted thrips (Thysanoptera) from Europe, the Mediterranean, and Africa at U. S. ports-of-entry (1983-1999). Part. 1. Key to genera
Source: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, vol. 105, no. 1