Kakothrips robustus (Uzel, 1895)

pea thrips

on Fabaceae

parasite

The thrips live hidden in the flowers; the damage the developing ovary. This gives the later pads a scabious appearance.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus sativus, tuberosus; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago sativa; Onobrychis viciifolia; Phaseolus vulgaris; Pisum sativum; Securigera varia; Trifolium pratense, repens; Vicia cracca, faba, sativa.

phenology

One or more generations; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Kakothrips pisivorus (westwood, 1880).

references

Buhr (1965a), Karadjova & Krumov (2015a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), Roskam (2019a), Williams (1915a).

mod 19.xi.2019