Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chirothrips hamatus

Chirothrips hamatus Trybom, 1895

on grasses


The development from egg to imago takes place within a single grass floret.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Alopecurus pratensis; Avenula pubescens; Phragmites.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Mombeini, Ramezani & Minaei (2017a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Olsen (1987a), zur Strassen (1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020).

Last modified 13.viii.2020