Gynaikothrips ficorum. Recognition data. Distinguishing features. Both sexes fully winged. Body brown, tarsi and apices of tibiae yellow, also antennal segments. Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal). {This species may be a synonym of Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmerman)). Taxonomic placing: Insecta. First record of Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal) on Ficus microcarpa L. from the province of Santa Fe and Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmermann (Thysanoptera.

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Cuban laurel thrips Thysanoptera: Leaves eventually drop from the plant prematurely. Title First-instar nymph Caption First-instar nymph after Morrcos, Science Press, in press. Florida Department of Agriculture, Entomology Circular In particular, the common South-East Asian species G. Observations in Taiwan on the identity of the Cuban laurel thrips Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae.

These damaged leaves become progressively hard and brown around the curved surfaces of the galls. Denmark, ; Jacot-Guillarmod and Brothers, Refer to Boyd and Held and de Borbon and Agostini for gynaikohtrips information on Androthrips ramachandrai.

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An annotated check-list of Thysanoptera from Australia. The metanotum is weakly reticulate, and the forewings are parallel-sided with about gynaikothripe duplicated cilia on the distal posterior margin.

Extensive infestations by a thrips on figs in Campania. Contribution to the knowledge of the Thysanoptera Insecta of Lima. The pronotum is transverse, and the surface bears many lines of sculpture that form characteristic swirls laterally. Gynaikothrips ficorum Gyniakothrips and Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman Insecta: Fauna of the Thysanoptera in Japan.

Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Gynaikothrips ficorum Marchal, was first described under the name of Phloeothrips ficorum Bull. Chemical Focorum As G. Laudonia and Viggiani, Bugguide is hosted by: The life-history of Orius albidipennis Reut.


Although the species is common and widespread, there seem to be no reliable studies on the development of the galls, with observations on their speed of development or on focorum they are induced by a single adult or by groups of adults.

Childers CC; Achor DS; ; Thrips feeding and oviposition injuries to economic plants, subsequent damage and host responses to infestation. The host tree, Ficus microcarpa, is widely planted around the world both for decoration and as a shade tree. Such twisted and browned leaves, and some leaf shedding, reduce the market value of ornamental plants. Entomology Circular 59, Management Pest status, the intensity of management, and the types of tactics differ in landscape and commercial production.

Phlaeothripidae biology in southern California: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time gynaikofhrips resources here to provide this service. Detection and Inspection Gynaikothrrips of page Adults and nymphs of laurel thrips are found on damaged leaves, and all stages are found in galls.

Although the adult moves or flies rapidly when disturbed, it remains on or close to the leaves most of the time. Catalogue of the Thysanoptera of the world, Part 7. It’s neat to see all the life stages together inside the leaf like this. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Symptoms Top of page Adults and larvae of G.

Immature Stages These live in association with the adults in the rolled-leaf galls. Acarophenacidae associated with Gynaikothrips ficorum Marshal Thysanoptera: Priesner gave a key to many species, but there are few studies on variation within and between populations. Both the first and second instars have red eyes.


Gynaikothrips ficorum – Wikipedia

Like most websites we use cookies. Anthocoridaefor control of Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman Thysanoptera: Contact your county extension office for specific insecticide recommendations.

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Cuban laurel thrips (Gynaikothrips ficorum)

Cultural Control On gynai,othrips small, shrubby cultivars of Ficus microcarpa, it is standard gardeners’ practice to pick and gynakkothrips all infested leaves, and to prune the bushes to promote the growth of fresh, healthy leaves Hong and Men, ; Loche et al. Title Pupa I – line drawing. In former Czechoslovakia, G. Several life stages of the Gynaikothrips. Systemic insecticides provide better control of thrips in galls.

Two new species of Lestodiplosini Diptera: Development and fecundity of Chrysopa carnea Stephens.

This thrips lives and breeds within the leaf galls, and it is sometimes accompanied by other insects including other thrips species. The adults, which are rapid fliers, tend to remain on the plants. The antennae are 8-segmented, with one sense cone on segment III and three sense cones on segment IV. The native anthocorid Gynaikothhrips insidiosus Say is an excellent predator of many species of thrips, but it is not effective in reducing the Gynaikothrips in the leafgalls.