Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thrips validus

Thrips validus Uzel, 1895

on Taraxacum, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults in the flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Carduus “transsylvanicus”; Centaurea phrygia subsp. pseudophrygia + stenolepis; Cirsium oleraceum, palustre; Crepis biennis, capillaris, lampsanoides; Galinsoga parviflora; Hieracium murorum; Leontodon hispidus; Matricaria chamomilla; Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Scorzoneroides autumnalis; Senecio nemorensis; Sonchus arvensis; Tanacetum corymbosum; Taraxacum officinale; Tragopogon pratensis; Tussilago farfara.

Adults also Anthyllis vulneraria; Caltha palustris; Campanula lusitanica; Erysimum crepidifolium; Euphorbia hyberna; Ficaria verna; Helianthemum nummularium; Hypericum perforatum; Iris pseudacorus; Knautia longifolia; Lathyrus pratensis; Lotus corniculatus; Plantago lanceolata; Potentilla argentea; Ranunculus polyanthemos subsp. nemorosus; Rhinanthus minor; Urtica dioica; Vitis vinifera; Zea mays.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Daniela, Vasiliu-Oromulu & Mircea (2013a), Goldarazena (0000a), Knechtel (1963a), Kucharczyk (2010a), Kucharczyk, Bereś & Dąbrowski (2011a), Trdan (2000a), Mantel (1965a), Maroto & Berzosa (2001a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Olsen (1987a), Ressl (1967a), Schliephake (1965a), Stanisławek & Kucharczyk (2010a), zur Strassen (1981a, 1991a, 1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Ulitzka (2013a), Vasiliu-Oromulu (1998a, 2002a), Vasiliu-Oromulu, Barbuceanu & Ion (2009a), Zawirska & Wałkowski (2000a).

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