Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Iridothrips iridis

Iridothrips iridis (Watson, 1924)

on Iris


The thrips live in the submerges leaf sheaths that are filled with a mucous substance. Here also the hibernation takes place, as apterous females.

host plants

Iridaceae, monophagous

Iris pseudacorus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Frankliniella iridis.


Jenser (2013a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Kobro (2003a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020).

Last modified 17.xii.2020