Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thrips tabaci

Thrips tabaci Lindeman, 1889

onion thrips

on herbs


Thrips on the leaves, to a lesser degree also in the inflorescence. Higher densities may lead to malformations and browning of young leaves and fruits.

host plants

bpadly polyphagous, host plants include:

Chrysanthemum; Clematis; Cruciata laevipes; Fragaria; Galium verum; Helleborus foetidus; Nicotiana; Pisum; Sisymbrium officinale; Stellaria; Thlaspi arvense; Verbascum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Brown & Bennison (2018a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Raspudić, Ivezić, Brmež & Trdan (2009a), Roskam (2019a), Ulitzka (2013a).

Last modified 1.v.2020