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Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus
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Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus (grapevine thrips)

Summary

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  • 11 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • grapevine thrips
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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First instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
TitleFirst instar nymph - line drawing
CaptionFirst instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
CopyrightChen Rui-jin
First instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
First instar nymph - line drawingFirst instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).Chen Rui-jin
Second instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
TitleSecond instar nymph - line drawing
CaptionSecond instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
CopyrightChen Rui-jin
Second instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
Second instar nymph - line drawingSecond instar nymph (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).Chen Rui-jin
Pseudopupa I (pupa I) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
TitlePupa I - line drawing
CaptionPseudopupa I (pupa I) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
CopyrightChen Rui-jin
Pseudopupa I (pupa I) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
Pupa I - line drawingPseudopupa I (pupa I) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).Chen Rui-jin
Pseudopupa II (pupa II) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
TitlePupa II - line drawing
CaptionPseudopupa II (pupa II) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
CopyrightChen Rui-jin
Pseudopupa II (pupa II) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).
Pupa II - line drawingPseudopupa II (pupa II) (after Rahman and Bharadwaj, 1937).Chen Rui-jin
R. cruentatus adult female; the body is between 1.2 and 1.5 mm long, and blackish-brown in colour.
TitleAdult female
CaptionR. cruentatus adult female; the body is between 1.2 and 1.5 mm long, and blackish-brown in colour.
CopyrightYu Yan-Fen
R. cruentatus adult female; the body is between 1.2 and 1.5 mm long, and blackish-brown in colour.
Adult femaleR. cruentatus adult female; the body is between 1.2 and 1.5 mm long, and blackish-brown in colour.Yu Yan-Fen
Damage to grapevine leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
TitleLeaf damage
CaptionDamage to grapevine leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
CopyrightAnanthakrishnan
Damage to grapevine leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
Leaf damageDamage to grapevine leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).Ananthakrishnan
Symptoms on young grapevine fruits caused by R. cruentatus, showing corky layer (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
TitleSymptoms on fruit
CaptionSymptoms on young grapevine fruits caused by R. cruentatus, showing corky layer (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
CopyrightAnanthakrishnan
Symptoms on young grapevine fruits caused by R. cruentatus, showing corky layer (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).
Symptoms on fruitSymptoms on young grapevine fruits caused by R. cruentatus, showing corky layer (after Ananthakrishnan, 1971).Ananthakrishnan
Damage on wax apple leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Chiu, 1990).
TitleDamage on wax apple
CaptionDamage on wax apple leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Chiu, 1990).
CopyrightYu Yan-Fen
Damage on wax apple leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Chiu, 1990).
Damage on wax appleDamage on wax apple leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Chiu, 1990).Yu Yan-Fen
Damage on rose leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Wan, 1990).
TitleDamage on rose leaves
CaptionDamage on rose leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Wan, 1990).
CopyrightYu Yan-Fen
Damage on rose leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Wan, 1990).
Damage on rose leavesDamage on rose leaves caused by R. cruentatus (after Wan, 1990).Yu Yan-Fen

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood, 1919

Preferred Common Name

  • grapevine thrips

Other Scientific Names

  • Rhipiphorothrips karna Ramakrishna 1928

International Common Names

  • English: mango thrips; rose leaf thrips

EPPO code

  • RHIHCR (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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: 17 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

AfghanistanPresent
BangladeshPresent
ChinaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-GuangdongPresent
-HainanPresent
IndiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Andhra PradeshPresent
-AssamPresent
-BiharPresent
-GoaPresent
-GujaratPresent
-HaryanaPresent
-KarnatakaPresent
-KeralaPresent
-Madhya PradeshPresent
-MaharashtraPresent
-ManipurPresent
-OdishaPresent
-PunjabPresent, Widespread
-RajasthanPresent
-Tamil NaduPresent
-Uttar PradeshPresent
-West BengalPresent
MyanmarPresent
OmanPresent
PakistanPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
ThailandPresent

Growth Stages

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Fruiting stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / abnormal patterns
Fruit / lesions: black or brown
Fruit / lesions: scab or pitting
Leaves / abnormal leaf fall
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould
Leaves / leaves rolled or folded
Leaves / necrotic areas
Leaves / necrotic areas
Leaves / necrotic areas

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Ceranisus maculatus Parasite Arthropods|Nymphs
Ceranisus menes Parasite Arthropods|Nymphs
Geocoris ochropterus Predator Arthropods|Nymphs
Polistes olivaceus Predator
Tetrastichus rhipiphorothripsidis Parasite Arthropods|Nymphs

References

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Afzal Husain M, 1923. Report Dept. Agric. Punjab, Pt.II.

Ananthakrisanan TN, 1973. Thrips: Biology and Control. India: MacMillan.

Ananthakrishnan TN, 1947. An anomalous antenna in Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood. From Tambaram, South India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 47(2):393-394.

Ananthakrishnan TN, 1971. Thrips (Thysanoptera) in agriculture, horticulture and forestry-diagnosis, bionomics and control. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, India, 30(3):113-46.

Ananthakrishnan TN, 1984. Bioecology of thrips. Michigan, USA: Indira Publishing House Oak Park, 233 pp.

Ananthakrishnan TN; Muraleedharan N, 1972. Free amino acids in relation to host plant preferences in the polyphagous Heliothripine Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood and Retithrips syriacus (Mayet). Curr. Sci., 41(23):846-847.

Batra RC; Brar SS; Khangura JS, 1986. Control of grapevine pests. Indian Horticulture, 31(1):19, 21

Batra RC; Brar SS; Raghbir Singh; Kapoor S, 1980. Carbaryl for the control of Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood and thinning of grape berries. Science and Culture, 46(2):75-76

Chang NT, 1991. Important thrips species in Taiwan. AVRDC Publication, No. 91-342:40-56

Chen LS, 1981. Studies on the Panchptothripinp (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Taiwan. Plant Protection Bulletin, Taiwan, 23(2):117-130

Chiu HT, 1984. The ecology and chemical control of grape-vine thrip (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) on wax apple. Plant Protection Bulletin, Taiwan, 26(4):365-377

Council of Agriculture, 1990. Taiwan Peasantry Encyclopedia, Monograph on Plant Protection.

Dhaliwal JS, 1975. Polistes hebraeus (Fabricius) preying upon Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood (Thripidae: Thysanoptera). Current Science, 44(10):368

Gentry JW, 1965. Crop Insects of northeast Africa-southwest Asia. Agriculture Handbook No. 273. USA: Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture.

Gima Demissie, Dahiya, K. K., Ombir, 2001. Evaluation of guava cultivars for resistance source against thrips, Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus, hood. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences, 30(3/4), 192-195.

Han Yun-fa, 1996. Economic Insect Fauna of China. Fasc 55, Thysanoptera. Beijing, China: Science Press, in press.

Harmit Singh; Dahiya KK, 2001. Studies on morpho-chemical attributes for resistance against thrips, Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood in guava, Psidium guajava. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences, 30(1/2):62-65.

HOOD JD; 1919, April-June. On some new Thysanoptera from Southern India. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 7(4-6):90-103 pp.

IIE, 1993. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No. 539. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Jacot-Guillarmod CF, 1971. Catalogue of the Thysanoptera of the world. Part II. Annals of the Cape Province Museums, Natural History, 7:217-515.

Karny H, 1926. Studies on Indian Thysanoptera. Mem. Dept. Agri. India (Ent. Ser.), 9(6):187-239.

Khuhro RD; Soomro AH; Ikhlas A; Dharejo AG; Ansari HU; Baloch HB, 1987. Bioefficacy of some contact and systemic insecticides in the control of mango thrips, Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus. Proceedings of Pakistan Congress of Zoology, No. 7:95-98

Kumar NS et al., 1985. Geocoris ochropterus Fabr. as a predator of some thrips. Proc. Indian National Science Academy, B-Biological Sciences, 51(2):185-193.

Lee HS; Wen HC, 1982. Seasonal occurrence of and injury caused by thrips and their control on mangoes. Plant Protection Bulletin, Taiwan, 24(3):179-187

Patel NG; Patel GA, 1953. Host plants, distribution and abundance of thrips (Thysanoptera) of Bombay State. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 51:597-607.

Rahman KA; Bhardwaj NK, 1937. The grapevine thrips (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) (Thripidae: Terebrantia: Thysanoptera). Indian J.Agric. Sci., 7(4):633-651.

Ramakrishna Ayyar TV, 1928. A contribution to our knowledge of Thysanoptera of India. Mem. Dept. Agri. India (Ent. Ser.), 10(7):217-316.

Ramakrishna Ayyar TV, 1928. The economic stutus of Indian Thysanoptera. Bull. Ent. Res., 22: 77-79.

RAMAKRISHNA AYYAR TV; 1932, July. Bionomics of some Thrips injurious to cultivated Plants in South India. Agriculture and Live-stock in India, 2(pt. 4):391-403 pp.

Sen S; Pramanik NK; Sengupta CK, 1988. Thysanoptera fauna of North-Eastern India. Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occl. pap., 100.

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.

Wen HC, 1989. The distribution and control of grapevine thrips (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) on wax-apple. Journal of Agricultural Research of China, 38(1):100-103

Wen HungChich, Lu FengMing, Hao HsiouHwa, Liou TsungDao, 2002. Insects pests and their injuries and control on longan in Southern Taiwan. Journal of Agricultural Research of China, 51(3), 56-64.

Wilson TH, 1975. A. monograph of the subfamily Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst., No.23.

Zhang WQ, 1980. New records of some thrips from China (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 5(1):78, 84

Distribution References

Ananthakrishnan T N, 1947. An anomalous antenna in Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood. From Tambaram, South India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 47 (2), 393-394.

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

Chiu H T, 1984. The ecology and chemical control of grape-vine thrip (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) on wax apple. Plant Protection Bulletin, Taiwan. 26 (4), 365-377.

Gentry JW, 1965. Crop Insects of northeast Africa-southwest Asia. In: Agriculture Handbook No. 273, USA: Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture.

Han Yun-fa, 1996. Economic Insect Fauna of China . Fasc 55, Thysanoptera., Beijing, China: Science Press.

Harmit Singh, Dahiya K K, 2001. Studies on morpho-chemical attributes for resistance against thrips, Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood in guava, Psidium guajava. Haryana Journal of Horticultural Sciences. 30 (1/2), 62-65.

Khuhro R D, Soomro A H, Ikhlas A, Dharejo A G, Ansari H U, Baloch H B, 1987. Bioefficacy of some contact and systemic insecticides in the control of mango thrips, Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus. In: Proceedings of Pakistan Congress of Zoology, 95-98.

Kotikal Y K, Ananda N, Balikai R A, 2011. Seasonal incidence of major sucking pests of pomegranate and their relation with weather parameters in India. Acta Horticulturae. 589-596. http://www.actahort.org/books/890/890_83.htm

Patel N G, Patel G A, 1953. Host plants, distribution and abundance of thrips (Thysanoptera) of Bombay State. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 597-607.

Rahman K A, Bhardwaj N K, 1937. The grapevine thrips (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) (Thripidae: Terebrantia: Thysanoptera). Indian J. Agric. Sci. 7 (4), 633-651.

Sen S, Pramanik NK, Sengupta CK, 1988. Thysanoptera fauna of North-Eastern India. In: Rec. Zool. Surv. India, Occl. pap. 100.

UK, CAB International, 1993. Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 539. DOI:10.1079/DMPP/20056600539

Vidya M, Rajanna K M, Reddy M N N, Babu V, 2015. Insect pest complex of cashew and influence of biotic and abiotic factors on the incidence of cashew pests in maidan parts of Karnataka. Acta Horticulturae. 409-414. http://www.actahort.org/books/1080/1080_54.htm

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

Wen H C, 1989. The distribution and control of grapevine thrips (Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus Hood) on wax-apple. Journal of Agricultural Research of China. 38 (1), 100-103.

Wen HungChich, Lu FengMing, Hao HsiouHwa, Liou TsungDao, 2002. Insects pests and their injuries and control on longan in Southern Taiwan. Journal of Agricultural Research of China. 51 (3), 56-64.

Wilson TH, 1975. A. monograph of the subfamily Panchaetothripinae (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). In: Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst. 23

Zhang W Q, 1980. New records of some thrips from China (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica. 5 (1), 78, 84.

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