Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Aleurodothrips fasciapennis



Aleurodothrips fasciapennis


  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aleurodothrips fasciapennis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aleurodothrips fasciapennis (Franklin)

EPPO code

  • ALETFA (Aleurodothrips fasciapennis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Thysanoptera
  •                         Family: Phlaeothripidae
  •                             Genus: Aleurodothrips
  •                                 Species: Aleurodothrips fasciapennis

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


ChinaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IndiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-West BengalPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-JavaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IranPresentMirab-balou and Chen, 2012


South AfricaPresent

North America

BermudaPresentSchotman, 1989
USAPresentSchotman, 1989
-GeorgiaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Central America and Caribbean

BarbadosPresentSchotman, 1989
Puerto RicoPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992


FijiIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aspidiotus destructorAdults/Eggs/Nymphs
Aspidiotus nerii
Aulacaspis tubercularisAdults/Eggs/Larvae
Lepidosaphes beckii
Oracella acutaNot known
Raoiella indicaAdults/Eggs/Nymphs

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