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Frankliniella intonsa
(thrips, flower)

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Frankliniella intonsa (thrips, flower)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Vector of Plant Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Frankliniella intonsa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • thrips, flower
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Frankliniella intonsa (Trybom, 1895)

Preferred Common Name

  • thrips, flower

Other Scientific Names

  • Frankliniella breviceps Bagnall, 1911
  • Frankliniella brevistylis Karny, 1912
  • Frankliniella formosae Moulton, 1928
  • Frankliniella formosae f. tricolor Moulton, 1928
  • Frankliniella intonsa f. norashensis Yakhontov & Jurbanov, 1957
  • Frankliniella intonsa var. maritima Priesner, 1925
  • Frankliniella intonsa var. rufula Kéler, 1936
  • Frankliniella vicina Karny, 1922
  • Physopus brevistylis Karny, 1908
  • Physopus vulgatissimus Uzel, 1895
  • Physopus vulgatissimus var. adusta Uzel, 1895
  • Physopus vulgatissimus var. albicornis Uzel, 1895
  • Physopus vulgatissimus var. fulvicornis Uzel, 1895
  • Physopus vulgatissimus var. nigropilosa Uzel, 1895
  • Thrips intonsa Trybom, 1895

International Common Names

  • English: flower thrips; Taiwan flower thrips (Taiwan)

Local Common Names

  • Japan: ameiro-azamiuma; hirazuhana-azamiuma

EPPO code

  • FRANIT (Frankliniella intonsa)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentRazi et al. (2017)

Asia

BangladeshPresentNakahara (1997); CABI and EPPO (1999)
ChinaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
-AnhuiPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-FujianPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-GuangdongPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-GuangxiPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-GuizhouPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-HainanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-HubeiPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-HunanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-JiangsuPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-JiangxiPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-ShanghaiPresentZhang LuMin et al. (2009)
-SichuanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-YunnanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-ZhejiangPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
GeorgiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
Hong KongPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
IndiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
IranPresentGhotbi and Baniameri (2006)
IraqPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
IsraelPresentNakahara (1997); CABI and EPPO (1999)
JapanPresent, WidespreadCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated);
-HokkaidoPresent, WidespreadCABI and EPPO (1999)
-HonshuPresent, WidespreadCABI and EPPO (1999)
MongoliaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
PakistanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
PhilippinesPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
QatarPresentMirab-balou et al. (2014)
South KoreaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
TaiwanPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
ThailandPresentNakahara (1997); CABI and EPPO (1999)
TurkeyPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)

Europe

AlbaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
AustriaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
BelgiumPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
BulgariaPresentDonchev (1972); CABI and EPPO (1999)
CroatiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
CzechiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
CzechoslovakiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentCABI (Undated a)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentCABI (Undated a)
DenmarkPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
EstoniaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
FinlandPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
FrancePresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
GermanyPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
GreecePresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
HungaryPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
ItalyPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
LatviaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
LiechtensteinPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
NetherlandsPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
NorwayPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
PolandPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
PortugalPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
RomaniaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-Central RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
-Western SiberiaPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
SpainPresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
SwedenPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
UkrainePresentCABI and EPPO (1999)
United KingdomPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)

North America

CanadaPresent, LocalizedCABI and EPPO (1999)
-British ColumbiaPresentNakahara (1997); CABI and EPPO (1999)
GreenlandPresentCABI and EPPO (1999); CABI (Undated)
United StatesPresent, LocalizedCABI and EPPO (1999)
-WashingtonPresentNakahara (1997); CABI and EPPO (1999)

Oceania

New ZealandPresentIntroduced2002CABI and EPPO (1999); Gill (2002); Teulon and Nielsen (2005)

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / discoloration
Fruit / external feeding
Fruit / malformed skin
Fruit / premature drop
Inflorescence / discoloration (non-graminaceous plants)
Inflorescence / distortion (non-graminaceous plants)
Inflorescence / external feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Ceranisus menes Parasite
Misumenops tricuspidatus Predator
Orius sauteri 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)

Bagnall RS, 1911. Notes on some new and rare Thysanoptera (Terebrantia), with a preliminary list of the known British species. Journal of Economic Biology, 6(1):1-11

Bene G del, Landi S, 1991. Biological pest control in glasshouse ornamental crops in Tuscany. Bulletin SROP, 14(5):13-21

Borror DJ, Triplehorn CA, Johnson NF, 1989. An introduction to the study of insects. Sixth edition. Philadelphia, USA: Saunders College Publishing

Brunt AA, Crabtree K, Dallwitz MJ, Gibbs AJ, Watson L (eds), 1996. Viruses of plants. Descriptions and lists from the VIDE database. Wallingford, UK: CAB INTERNATIONAL, 1484 pp

Buxton JH, Easterbrook MA, 1988. Thrips as a probable cause of severe fruit distortion in late-season strawberries. Plant Pathology, 37(2):278-280

CABI/EPPO, 1999. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests. Map No. 597. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Chang DC, Chen CC, 1993. Population fluctuation of major insect pests on kidney bean and the proper time of control. Bulletin of Taichung District Agricultural Improvement Station, No. 38:11-22; [En captions and tables]; 13 ref

Donchev K, 1972. A contribution to the Thysanoptera of Bulgaria. II. Rasteniev"dni Nauki, 9(3):131-136

Fang MinNan, 1996. The occurrence and combined control of Frankliniella intonsa and Liriomyza bryoniae in pea plant. Bulletin of Taichung District Agricultural Improvement Station, No. 52:43-57; 24 ref

Fang MN, 1993. Population density and control of Frankliniella intonsa on pea. Bulletin of Taichung District Agricultural Improvement Station, No. 41:21-32; [En captions and tables]; 22 ref

Ghotbi T, Baniameri V, 2006. Identification and determination of transmission ability of thrips species as vectors of two tospovirus, tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) and impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV) on ornamental plants in Iran. Bulletin OILB/SROP [Integrated control in protected crops under Mediterranean climate. Proceedings of the meeting of the International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants, West Palearctic Regional Section (IOBC/WPRS) Working Group, Murcia, Spain, 14-18 May 2006.], 29(4):297

Gill, G., 2002. Action on new plant pests. In: Biosecurity 36. Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry publication . Wellington, New Zealand: Biosecurity New Zealand.14.

Gremo F, Bogetti C, Scarpelli F, 1997. I tripidi dannosi alla fragola. Informatore Agrario, 53:17,85-89

Hachiya K, 1990. Occurrence of thrips on adzuki bean. Bulletin of Hokkaido Prefectural Agricultural Experiment Stations, No. 61:1-6

Hood JD, 1914. On the proper generic names for certain Thysanoptera of economic importance. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 16(1):34-44

Kakizaki K, 1996. Seasonal occurrence and damage of flower thrips, Frankliniella intonsa (Trybom) on field garden pea in central Hokkaido. Annual Report of the Society of Plant Protection of North Japan, 47:107-110

Karny H, 1908. Fber die verSnderlichkeit systematisch wichtiger Merkmale, nebst Bemerkungen zu den Gattungen Thrips und Euthrips. Wiener Entomologische Zeitung, 27(9-20):273-280

Karny H, 1912. Revision der von Serville aufgestellten Thysanopteren-Genera. Zoologische Annalen 4:321-344

Karny H, 1922. Thysanoptera from Siam and Indo-China. Journal of the Siam Society, 16(2):91-153

Kéler S, 1936. Tripsy (przylzence) Polski. Prace Wydzialu Chorób Roslin, 15:81-150

Kourmadas AL, Zestas T, Argyriou LC, 1982. Timing of spraying for control of thrips in nectarine trees. Annales de l'Institut Phytopathologique Benaki, 13(2):120-129

Lo ZY, Chang WN, Zhou CM, 1980. Population dynamics of flower bugs in cotton fields and the effect of insecticidal applications on them. Contributions of the Shanghai Institute of Entomology, 1:209-214

Loebenstein G, Lawson RH, Brunt AA (eds. ), 1995. Virus and virus-like diseases of bulb and flower crops. Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons

Löser F, Wetzel T, 1983. Usefulness of the Berlese apparatus for examining leaf samples for the presence of aphids. Nachrichtenblatt für den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 37(6):131-132

Mantel WP, Vierbergen G, 1996. Additional species to the Dutch list of Thysanoptera and new intercepted Thysanoptera on imported plant material. In: Jenser G, ¦dám L, eds. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Thysanoptera. Folia Entomologia Hungarica, 57(suppl.): 91-96

Mirab-balou M, Yang SL, Tong XL, 2014. First record of nine species of thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) in Qatar. Arab Journal of Plant Protection, 32(3):278-282. http://www.asplantprotection.org/ASPP_Journal-32-3_2014.html

Miyazaki M, Kudo I, 1988. Bibliography and host plant catalogue of Thysanoptera of Japan. Miscellaneous Publication of the National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, No. 3

Moulton D, 1928. The Thysanoptera of Japan: new species, notes, and a list of all known Japanese species. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses, 11(4):287-337

Moulton D, 1948. The genus Frankliniella Karny, with keys for the determination of species (Thysanoptera). Revista de Entomologia, 19:55-114

Mound LA, Teulon DAJ, 1995. Thysanoptera as phytophagous opportunists. In: Parker BL, Skinner M, Lewis T, eds. Thrips biology and management. Proceedings of the 1993 International Conference on Thysanoptera. London, USA; Plenum Publishing Co. Ltd, 3-17

Murai T, 1988. Studies on the ecology and control of flower thrips, Frankliniella intonsa (Trybom). Bulletin of the Shimane Agricultural Experiment Station, No. 23:1-73

Murai T, Ishii T, 1982. Simple rearing method for flower thrips (Thysanoptera; Thripidae) on pollen. Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology, 26(3):149-154

Nakahara S, 1997. Annotated list of the Frankliniella species of the world (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Contributions on Entomology, International, 2:353-389

Nakata T, 1994. Prey species of Orius sauteri (Poppius) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) in a potato field in Hokkaido, Japan. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 29(4):614-616

Palmer JM, Mound LA, du Heaume GJ, 1989. Thysanoptera. CIE Guides to Insects of Importance to Man, Vol. 2. Wallingford, UK: CAB International/British Museum of Natural History

Priesner H, 1925. Neue Thysanopteren. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 1925:13-28

Razi, S., Bernard, E. C., Laamari, M., 2017. A survey of thrips and their potential for transmission of viruses to crops in Biskra (Algeria): first record of the species Frankliniella intonsa and Thrips flavus. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection, 12(2), 197-205. http://www.iresa.agrinet.tn/tjpp/SiteWeb/CurrentIssue/TJPP12-2.pdf

Reyes CP, 1994. Thysanoptera (Hexapoda) of the Philippine Islands. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 42(2):107-507

Rotrekl J, 1985. Skodlivost trasnenek (Thysanoptera: Terebrantia) na semenne vojtesce. Sbornik UVTIZ, Orchrana Roslin, 21(4):255-260

Sauer A, 1997. Populationsdynamik von Thysanopteren und Befallsunterschiede bei Rosen im Gewachshaus. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie, 11:1-6,337-340

Song JH, Han HR, Kang SH, 1997. Color preference of Thrips palmi in vinylhouse cucumber. RDA Journal of Crop Protection, 39(2):53-56

Speyer ER, Parr WJ, 1941. The external structure of some thysanopterous larvae. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 91:559-635

Tang CC, 1975. Studies on the population dynamics and control of asparagus thrips. Research Report of asparagus cultivation. Publication of the Dependance of Agriculture and Forestry of the Taiwan Provincial Government, ROC, 60-62

Tang CC, 1976. Preliminary survey of thrips infesting green asparagus in Taiwan. Journal of Agricultural Research of China, 25:37-43

Teulon, D. A. J., Nielsen, M. C., 2005. Distribution of western (glasshouse strain) and Intonsa flower thrips in New Zealand. New Zealand Plant Protection, Volume 58, 2005. Proceedings of a conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 9-11 August 2005, 208-212.

Toyota K, 1972. White swellings caused on tomato and okra (Hiscus esculentus) by the thrips Frankliniella intonsa (Trybom). Proceedings of the Association for Plant Protection of Kyushu, 18:23-27

Trybom F, 1895. Iakttagleser om vissa Blssfotingars (Physapoders) upptrSdande I grSsens blomstSllningar jSmte nsgra drag ur slSktet Phloeothrips utvecklingshistoria. 60. Entomologisk Tidskrift, 16:157-194

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Vierbergen B, 1992. Interceptions of species of the genus Frankliniella in the Netherlands. Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society, No. 3:175-180

Vierbergen G, 1988. Entomologie. Inventarisatie van insekten en mijten. Frankliniella intonsa Trybom in de Nederlandse kassen. Verslagen en Mededelingen van de Plantenziektenkundige Dienst, 166:82

Vierbergen G, 1995. The genus Frankliniella in the Netherlands, with a key to the species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Entomologische Berichten, 55(12):185-192; 24 ref

Wang CL, 1982a. Insect pests and their injury on rose. Journal of Agricultural Research of China, 31(1):97-101

Wang CL, 1982b. Chemical control of insects on chrysanthemum cutflower. Journal of Agricultural Research of China 31(4):339-346

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Wijkamp I, 1995. Virus-vector relationship in the transmission of tospoviruses. Den Haag, Netherlands: CIP-Data Koninklijke Bibliotheek

Yakhontov VV, Jurbanov GG, 1957. Norashen thrips - new form of thrips Frankliniella intonsa Tryb. Dokladi Akademia Nauk Azerbaijan, 13(12):1279-1283

Zhang LuMin, Chen Jie, Liu LiXing, Liu ZhiCheng, 2009. Composition and diversity of arthropod community in Chinese rose-growing field. Acta Agriculturae Shanghai, 25(1):76-80

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 1999. Frankliniella intonsa. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 597.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

Donchev K, 1972. A contribution to the Thysanoptera of Bulgaria. II. Rasteniev"dni Nauki. 9 (3), 131-136.

Ghotbi T, Baniameri V, 2006. Identification and determination of transmission ability of thrips species as vectors of two tospovirus, tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) and impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV) on ornamental plants in Iran. Bulletin OILB/SROP. 29 (4), 297.

Gill G, 2002. Action on new plant pests. In: Biosecurity 36. Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry publication, Wellington, New Zealand: Biosecurity New Zealand. 14.

Mirab-balou M, Yang S L, Tong X L, 2014. First record of nine species of thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) in Qatar. Arab Journal of Plant Protection. 32 (3), 278-282. http://www.asplantprotection.org/ASPP_Journal-32-3_2014.html

Nakahara S, 1997. Annotated list of the Frankliniella species of the world (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). In: Contributions on Entomology, International, 2 353-389.

Razi S, Bernard E C, Laamari M, 2017. A survey of thrips and their potential for transmission of viruses to crops in Biskra (Algeria): first record of the species Frankliniella intonsa and Thrips flavus. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection. 12 (2), 197-205. http://www.iresa.agrinet.tn/tjpp/SiteWeb/CurrentIssue/TJPP12-2.pdf

Teulon D A J, Nielsen M C, 2005. Distribution of western (glasshouse strain) and Intonsa flower thrips in New Zealand. New Zealand Plant Protection, Volume 58, 2005. Proceedings of a conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 9-11 August 2005. 208-212.

Zhang LuMin, Chen Jie, Liu LiXing, Liu ZhiCheng, 2009. Composition and diversity of arthropod community in Chinese rose-growing field. Acta Agriculturae Shanghai. 25 (1), 76-80.

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