Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oxythrips bicolor

Oxythrips bicolor (Reuter, 1879)

on Pinus, etc.


Larvae develop in the male inflorescence; pupation in the soil.

host plants

Cupressaceae, Pinaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Juniperus; Larix; Pinus sylvestris.

Adults also on various other trees and herbs.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


See Kobro (2002a).


Kobro (2002a, 2003a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Olsen (1987a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), zur Strassen (1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020).

Last modified 20.viii.2020