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Caliothrips indicus
(groundnut thrips)

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Caliothrips indicus (groundnut thrips)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Caliothrips indicus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • groundnut thrips
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Caliothrips indicus Bagnall

Preferred Common Name

  • groundnut thrips

Other Scientific Names

  • Heliothrips indicus
  • Hercothrips indicus Bagnall

International Common Names

  • English: black thrips; lucerne thrips; onion thrips; pea thrips

EPPO code

  • CALHIN (Caliothrips indicus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Thysanoptera
  •                         Family: Thripidae
  •                             Genus: Caliothrips
  •                                 Species: Caliothrips indicus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

IndiaPresentEPPO (2020)
-DelhiPresentCABI (Undated)
-GujaratPresentPatel et al. (2011)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI (Undated)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI (Undated)
-OdishaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-RajasthanPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
ThailandPresentAPPPC (1987); Waterhouse (1993)

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Aeolothrips collaris Predator
Geocoris ochropterus Predator
Laius externenotatus Predator
Scymnus roepkei Predator

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Patel PS; Patel IS; Bindu Panickar, 2011. A record of thrips, Caliothrips indicus Bangal - a new pest of cowpea in North Gujarat. Insect Environment, 17(3):133.

Waterhouse DF, 1993. The Major Arthropod Pests and Weeds of Agriculture in Southeast Asia. ACIAR Monograph No. 21. Canberra, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 141 pp.

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO.

Patel P S, Patel I S, Bindu Panickar, 2011. A record of thrips, Caliothrips indicus Bangal - a new pest of cowpea in North Gujarat. Insect Environment. 17 (3), 133.

Waterhouse D F, 1993. The major arthropod pests and weeds of agriculture in Southeast Asia. Canberra, Australia: ACIAR. v + 141 pp.

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