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

mainly Asteraceae

Anthyllis vulneraria; Campanula lusitanica; Cirsium oleraceum; Crepis capillaris, lampsanoides; Euphorbia hyberna; Hieracium murorum; Lathyrus pratensis; Leontodon; Picris hieracioides; Pilosella officinarum; Senecio nemorensis; Sonchus; Taraxacum; Tussilago.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Knechtel (1963a), Mantel (1965a), Maroto & Berzosa (2001a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Olsen (1987a), Stanisławek & Kucharczyk (2010a), zur Strassen (1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Ulitzka (2013a).

Last modified 7.ix.2020