Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Echinothrips americanus

Echinothrips americanus Morgan, 1913

poinsettia thrips

on Hibiscus

parasite

Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.

In greenhouses on a much larger selection of plants

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

notes

Described from the easrern states of the United States; in Europe since 1993.

references

Karadjova & Krumov (0000a, 2015a), Trdan, Milevoj, Raspudić & Zežlina (2003a).

Last modified 17.xii.2020