Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Frankliniella occidentalis

Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande, 1895)

western flower thrips

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults mainly in the flowers, but also on the leaves and in the buds. Suction damage to the ovary often results in malformed and discoloured fruits.

host plants

polyphagous, including

Achillea aspleniifolia, millefolium; Alcea rosea; Allium cepa; Alstroemeria; Althaea; Artemisia dracunculus; Avena sterilis; Beta vulgaris; Brassica oleracea; Calendula officinalis; Capparis spinosa; Capsicum annuum; Cardaria; Carthamus tinctorius; Cerastium banaticum; Chrysanthemum; Cistus creticus; Cucumis sativus; Cymbopogon citratus; Cynara scolymus; Dahlia; Datura innoxia; Daucus carota; Dianthus caryophyllus; Diplotaxis tenuifolia; Dracocephalum moldavica; Ecballium elaterium; Echinacea purpurea; Eschscholzia californica; Foeniculum vulgare; Fragaria ananassa, vesca; Gerbera; Gladiolus; Helichrysum italicum; Hemerocallis; Hypericum perforatum; Ipomoea argentea; Juniperus thurifera; Koelreuteria paniculata; Lactuca sativa; Lavandula angustifolia, stoechas; Leonurus cardiaca; Lepidium subulatum; Linum usitatissimum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Malva arborea; Matricaria chamomilla; Melissa officinalis; Momordica charantia; Myrtus communis; Narcissus tazetta; Nicotiana tabacum; Nigella damescena, sativa; Ocimum basilicum; Oenothera biennis; Origanum vulgare; Pallenis spinosa; Passiflora edulis; Peganum harmala; Pelargonium crispum; Perovskia atriplicifolia; Petunia; Phytolacca americana; Prunus dulcis, persica; Punica granatum; Ranunculus flammula; Ricinus communis; Rosa; Salvia fruticosa, offocinalis, transsylvanica; Santolina chamaecyparissus; Sedum album; Senecio; Senna floribunda; Seseli tortuosum; Silybum marianum; Solanum melongena; Stachys officinalis; Stellaria media; Tagetes erecta; Tamarix africana; Thymus serpyllum; vulgaris; Trifolium nigrescens; Tulbaghia violacea; Yucca gloriosa.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanstasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Brown & Bennison (2018a), Cluever, Smith, Funderburk & Frantz (2018a), Degabriele, Cavalleri, Goldarazena & Mifsud (2023a), Elekci̇oğlu (2020a), Gülmez, Çalişkan Keçe, Kaplan & Ulusoy (2022a), Hrnčić, Radonjić & Perović (2017a), Maroto & Berzosa (2021a), Pizzol, Reynaud, Bresch, ao (2017a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), Reitz (2009a), Sengonca, Blaeser, Özden & Kersting (2006a), zur Strassen, Lacasa Plasencia & Blasco-Zumeta (1997a), Szénási, Jenser & Kazinczy (2002a), Teke & Atakan (2022a), Trdan (2000a), Tunç, Bahşi & Sümbül (2012a), Tunç & Hastenpflug-Vesmanis (2016a), Vierbergen (1995a), Vierbergen & Ulenberg (1988a), Vîrteiu, Ștef, Cărăbeț, ao (2022a).

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