Iridothrips iridis (Watson, 1924)

on Iris

parasite

The thrips live in the submerges leaf sheaths that are filled with a mucous substance. Here also the hibernation takes place, as apterous females.

host plants

Iridaceae, monophagous

Iris pseudacorus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Frankliniella iridis.

references

Jenser (2013a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a).

mod 18.xi.2019