Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Liothrips setinodis

Liothrips setinodis (Reuter,1880)

on trees


Larvae and adults free on the leaves.

host plants


Abies alba; Carpinus betulus; Fagus sylvatica; Ulmus.

Said to cause malformations on Abies similar to those caused by Paradiplosis abietispectinatae.
Reported by Kobro also from Chamerion angustifolium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Pilichowski found that the thrips demonstrated a preference for beech leaves occupied by galls of Hartigiola annulipes.


Kobro (2003a), De Marzo & Ravazzi (2004a), Mound, Morison, Pitkin & Palmer (1976a), Pilichowski, Ulitzka, Jagiełło & Giertych (2019a), Roskam (2019a), zur Strassen (1993a), Thrips of the British Isles (2020), Ulitzka (2013a) .

Last modified 21.viii.2020