Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Odontothrips loti

Odontothrips loti (Haliday, 1852)

lupin flower thrips, birdsfoot trefoil thrips

on Fabaceae

parasite

Like all species of the genus Odontothrips this one lives concealed in the flowers of Fabaceae, damaging the ovaries. Pupation in the soil.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; Cytisus multiflorus, striatus; Dorycnium pentaphyllum subsp. herbaceum; Genista florida; Hippocrepis emerus; Lathyrus pratensis; Lotus corniculatus; Lupinus; Medicago sativa; Melilotus officinalis; Ononis; Securigera varia; Trifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Buhr (1964b), Collins (2006a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Knechtel (1963a), Kobro (2003a), Lambinon Schneider & Feitz (2012a), Maroto & Berzosa (2001a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), Roskam (2019a), Stanisławek & Kucharczyk (2010a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Ulitzka (2013a), Vîrteiu, Grozea, Ștef ao (2016a).

Last modified 8.ix.2020