Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chirothrips ruptipennis

Chirothrips ruptipennis Priesner, 1938

on grasses


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

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Poa; Rostraria cristata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020).

Last modified 13.viii.2020