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Thrips angusticeps
(field thrips)

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Thrips angusticeps (field thrips)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Thrips angusticeps
  • Preferred Common Name
  • field 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

  • Thrips angusticeps Uzel, 1895

Preferred Common Name

  • field thrips

International Common Names

  • English: cabbage thrips
  • French: thrips du lin et des céréales

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: kalthrips
  • Finland: peltoripsiaeinen
  • Germany: Frühjahrs-Ackerblasenfuß; Kohlrüben-Blasenfuß
  • Netherlands: vroege akkertrips
  • Sweden: åkertrips

EPPO code

  • THRIAN (Thrips angusticeps)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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: 30 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresent
EgyptPresent, Localized
LibyaPresent, Localized
MoroccoPresent, Localized
TunisiaPresent

Asia

AzerbaijanPresent
GeorgiaPresent, Localized
IranPresent, Localized
IsraelPresent, Widespread
TurkeyPresent, Localized

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CyprusPresent, Localized
CzechiaPresent
CzechoslovakiaPresent
DenmarkPresent
FinlandPresent, Localized
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
ItalyPresent
NetherlandsPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent, Widespread
-MadeiraPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent, Localized
-Russia (Europe)Present
SerbiaPresent
Serbia and MontenegroPresent
SpainPresent, Localized
-Canary IslandsPresent
SwedenPresent
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

Growth Stages

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Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / external feeding
Growing point / external feeding
Inflorescence / blight; necrosis
Inflorescence / external feeding
Inflorescence / fall or shedding
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / abnormal forms
Leaves / abnormal leaf fall
Leaves / external feeding
Leaves / necrotic areas
Stems / external feeding
Whole plant / distortion; rosetting
Whole plant / dwarfing
Whole plant / external feeding
Whole plant / plant dead; dieback

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Aeolothrips intermedius Predator Adults; Arthropods|Larvae
Anthocoris nemorum Predator Adults; Arthropods|Larvae
Chrysoperla carnea Predator Adults; Arthropods|Larvae
Orius Predator Adults; Arthropods|Larvae

References

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Asher M, Dewar A, 1997. Pests and diseases of sugar beet: a review of 1996. British Sugar Beet Review, 65:14-19

Bateman GL, Ferguson AW, Shield I, 1997. Factors affecting winter survival of the florally determinate white lupin cv. Lucyane. Annals of Applied Biology, 130(2):349-359; 9 ref

Beaudoin X, 1987. Les thrips dans le lin. Conf,rence internationale sur les ravageurs en agriculture. Paris, France: ANPP, 575-582

Beaudoin X, 1989. Disease and Pest Control. In: Marshall G, ed. Flax: Breeding and Utilization. The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 81-88

Bjorn GK, 1995. Varieties of winter white cabbage. SP Rapport Statens Planteavlsforsog, 13:1-39

Bonnemaison L, Bournier A, 1964. Les thrips du lin: Thrips angusticeps Uzel et Thrips linarius Uzel (ThysanoptFres). Annales des Epiphyties, 15:97-169

Czencz K, 1985. Thrips pests of cultivated flax. Novenyvedelem, 21(7):293-298

Czencz K, 1987. The role of coloured traps in collecting thrips fauna. In: Holman J, Pelikan J, Dixon AFG, Weisman L, eds. Population structure, genetics and taxonomy of aphids and Thysanoptera. Proceedings of International Symposium, Czechoslovakia. The Hague, the Netherlands: SPB Academic Publishing, 426-435

Deligeorgidis, P. N., Athanassiou, C. G., Kavallieratos, N. G., 2002. Seasonal abundance, spatial distribution and sampling indices of thrip populations on cotton; a 4-year survey from central Greece. Journal of Applied Entomology, 126(7/8), 343-348. doi: 10.1046/j.1439-0418.2002.00634.x

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

Ferguson AW, 1994. Pests and plant injury on lupins in the south of England. Crop Protection, 13(3):201-210

Ferguson AW, Fitt BDL, Williams IH, 1997. Insect injury to linseed in south-east England. Crop Protection, 16(7):643-652; 40 ref

Franssen CJH, Huisman P, 1958. The biology and control of Thrips angusticeps Uzel. (In Dutch). Verslagen van Landbouwkundige Onderzoekingen der Rijkslandbouwproefstations, 64:1-104

Franssen CJH, Kerssen MC, 1962. Aerial control of thrips on flax in the Netherlands. Agricultural Aviation, 4:50-54

Franssen CJH, Mantel WP, 1961. Preventing damage by thrips in flax. (In Dutch). Tijdschrift over Plantenziekten, 67:39-51

Franssen CJH, Mantel WP, 1962. Thrips in flax and their importance in flax cultivation. (In Dutch). Verslagen van Landbouwkundige Onderzoekingen, 68:1-77

Franssen CJH, Mantel WP, 1963. The prediction of damage by brachypterous Thrips angusticeps Uzel in spring. (In Dutch). Landbouwkundig Tijdschrift, 75:121-132

Gargani E, 1996. Thrips damage to peach in Tuscany. Redia, 79(2):207-221; 47 ref

Gonzalez E, Alvarado M, Berlanga E, Serrano A, Rosa A de la, 1994. Damage to nectarines caused by thrips in the Guadalquivir Valley. Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas, 20(1):229-241

Gratwick M, 1992. Crop pests in the UK: collected edition of MAFF leaflets. Crop pests in the UK: collected edition of MAFF leaflets., x + 490 pp.; [Co-published with Van Nostrand Reinhold, Inc., New York, USA]

Jenser G, 1982. Data to the Thysanoptera fauna of Tunisia. Folia Entomologica Hungarica, 43(1):55-57

Kirk WDJ, 1992. Insects on cabbages and oilseed rape. Slough, UK: Richmond Publishing

Kirk WDJ, 1996. Thrips. Naturalists' Handbooks 25. Slough, UK: Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd. 70 pp

Kirk WDJ, 1997. Distribution, abundance and population dynamics. In: Lewis T, ed. Thrips as Crop Pests. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, 217-257

Morison GD, 1943. Notes on Thysanoptera found on flax (Linum utitatissmum L.) in British Isles. Annals of Applied Biology, 30(3):251-259

Mound LA, Morison GD, Pitkin BR, Palmer JM, 1976. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 1, part 11. Thysanoptera. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 1, part 11. Thysanoptera. Royal Entomological Society of London. London UK, 79 pp

Nakahara S, 1984. Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution, No. 51: cabbage thrips. APHIS, 81-45:1-13

Nakao S, 1994. Photothermic control of wing form and reproductive diapause in female Thrips nigropilosus Uzel (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology, 38(3):183-189

Priesner H, 1964. A monograph of the Thysanoptera of the Egyptian deserts. Publications de I'Institut du Desert d' Egypte, No. 13

Priesner H, 1964. Ordnung Thysanoptera (Fransenflügler, Thripse). In: Franz H, ed. Bestimmungsbucher zur Bodenfauna Europas. Vol. II. Berlin, Germany: Akademie-Verlag, 1-242

Razi, S., Laamari, M., Ouamen, S., Bernard, E. C., 2013. Thysanoptera survey on Vicia faba (broad bean) in the arid Biskra region of Algeria. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 4(3), 268-274. doi: 10.5251/abjna.2013.4.3.268.274

Salter WJ, Smith JM, 1986. Peas - control of establishment pests and diseases using metalaxyl based seed coatings. 1986 British Crop Protection Conference. Pests and diseases. Proceedings of a conference held at Brighton Metropole, England, November 17-20, 1986. Vol. 3., 1093-1100; 6 ref

Seczkowska K, 1980. The influence of Thrips angusticeps Uz. (Thysanoptera) on the seed yield of bean (Vicia faba ssp. minor). Annales Universitatis Marip Curie-Sklodowska, C (Biologia), 35:335-342

Sigvald R, 1976. Trial to control cabbage thrips in field beans. Vaxtskyddsnotiser, 40(2):71-74, 80

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

Tekșam, İ., Tunç, İ., 2009. An analysis of Thysanoptera associated with citrus flowers in Antalya, Turkey: composition, distribution, abundance and pest status of species. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 44(3), 455-464. doi: 10.1303/aez.2009.455

Tunç, İ., Bahșİ, Ș. Ü., Göçmen, H., 2012. Thysanoptera fauna of the aegean region, Turkey, in the spring. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 36(5), 592-606. http://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/

Ullman DE, Sherwood TL, German MD, 1997. Thrips as vectors of plant pathogens. In: Lewis T, ed. Thrips as Crop Pests. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Distribution References

Bjorn GK, 1995. Varieties of winter white cabbage. In: SP Rapport Statens Planteavlsforsog, 13 1-39.

BONNEMAISON L , BOUR NlER A, 1964. The flax thrips: T. angusticeps and T. lini. (Les thrips du lin: Thrips angusticeps Uzel et Thrips Unarms Uzel (thysanoptères).). Annales des Epiphyties. 15 (2), 97-169 pp.

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

Czencz K, 1985. Thrips pests of cultivated flax. (A termesztett lent károsító tripszek.). Növényvédelem. 21 (7), 293-298.

Deligeorgidis P N, Athanassiou C G, Kavallieratos N G, 2002. Seasonal abundance, spatial distribution and sampling indices of thrip populations on cotton; a 4-year survey from central Greece. Journal of Applied Entomology. 126 (7/8), 343-348. DOI:10.1046/j.1439-0418.2002.00634.x

EPPO, 2014. EPPO Global database (available online). Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

EPPO, 2021. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

Jenser G, 1982. Data to the Thysanoptera fauna of Tunisia. Folia Entomologica Hungarica. 43 (1), 55-57.

Morison G D, 1943. Notes on Thysanoptera found on flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) in the British Isles. Annals of Applied Biology. 251-9. DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7348.1943.tb06196.x

Mound L A, Morison G D, Pitkin B R, Palmer J M, 1976. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 1, part 11. Thysanoptera. In: Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 1, part 11. Thysanoptera. London, UK: Royal Entomological Society of London. 79 pp.

Razi S, Laamari M, Ouamen S, Bernard E C, 2013. Thysanoptera survey on Vicia faba (broad bean) in the arid Biskra region of Algeria. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America. 4 (3), 268-274. DOI:10.5251/abjna.2013.4.3.268.274

Tekșam İ, Tunç İ, 2009. An analysis of Thysanoptera associated with citrus flowers in Antalya, Turkey: composition, distribution, abundance and pest status of species. Applied Entomology and Zoology. 44 (3), 455-464. DOI:10.1303/aez.2009.455

Tunç İ, Bahșİ Ü, Göçmen H, 2012. Thysanoptera fauna of the aegean region, Turkey, in the spring. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 36 (5), 592-606. http://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/

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