Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dictyothrips betae

Dictyothrips betae Uzel, 1895

on Fallopia, etc.

parasite

Thrips mainly in the inflorescences, that may become severely disfigured and necrotic.

host plants

polyphagous

Beta vulgaris; Fallopia convolvulus, dummetorum; Galinsoga; Gnaphalium supinum; Juniperus; Melissa officinalis; Rosa; Salvia glutinosa; Silene juvenalis; Stellaria media; Verbascum blattaria.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2023).

synonyms

Anaphothrips omissus Priesner, 1924.

notes

Like many thrips this species is a virus vector.

references

Buhr (1965a), Ciuffo, Mautino, Bosco, ao (2010a), Gertsson (2015a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Roskam & Carbonelle (2023a), Szénási, Jenser & Kazinczy (2002a), Vasiliu-Oromulu (1998a, 2002a), Vierbergen (0000a), Zawirska & Wałkowski (2000a).

Last modified 3.xi.2023