Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thrips fulvipes

Thrips fulvipes Bagnall, 1923

on Mercurialis


Larvae and adults free on the leaves, that roll inwards and turn brown.

host plants

Euphorbiaceae, monophagous

Mercurialis perennis.

Adults also Brachypodium sylvaticum; Corylus; Rhododendron myrtifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Buhr (1963b), Gertsson (2015a), Kucharczyk (2010a), Kucharczyk & Kucharczyk (2023a), Kucharczyk & Stanisławek (2010a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Nickle (2006a), Roskan (2019a), Schliephake (1965a), zue Strassen (1981a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Vasiliu-Oromulu (1998a, 2002a).

Last modified 5.xi.2023