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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Thysanoptera, Tubuliferaa thrips dangerous to Ficus retusa Desf. Nurseries producing these trees may suffer problems due to leaf shedding Hong and Men, ; Pelikan, The infestation of thrips on floriculture and their control.

Title Symptoms on leaves Caption Damage on leaves of Ficus sp. Development and fecundity of Chrysopa carnea Stephens. Like most websites we use cookies. Report for the year Cuban laurel thrips Thysanoptera: Indira Publishing House Oak Park, pp. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information. Head longer than wide, slightly constricted behind eyes; postocular setae with apices bluntly pointed, scarcely extending to posterior margin of eye; maxillary stylets retracted almost to postocular setae, about one third of head width apart.

Denmark, ; Jacot-Guillarmod and Brothers, Ananthakrishnan TN; Muraleedharan N, It was found in Florida in Dobbs and Boydand incorrectly identified as Montandoniola moraguesi Bennett ; Pluot-Sigwalt et al.


G. ficorum in ficus leaf – Gynaikothrips ficorum –

Cuban laurel thrips, Gynaikothrips ficorumin Florida. Photograph by Lyle J. International movement, detection and quarantine of Thysanoptera pests. It differs from G. Laurel thrips, Cuban laurel thrips.

Price, University of Florida. Mating, egg ficlrum, and a complete generation develop within a single gall.

Similarly, Eulophid wasps and Pyemotid mites are widely reported as attacking various stages of this thrips Burks, ; Abreu-Rodriguez, In Sardinia, Italy, both pyrethrins and synthetic pyrethroids deltamethrin, resmethrin and permethrin gave effective control Loche et al.

Adults migrate to terminal leaves and establish folded-leaf galls within 2 to 3 days of infestation. It is a serious pest on F.

Title Symptoms on leaves. The first instar is small and translucent white. Entomologist’s Gazette, 44 4: Distribution Back to Top While most Gynaikothrips spp. Cuban laurel thrips Gynaikothrips ficorum. Annotated checklist of the Thysanoptera of Bermuda. Plant spikes containing fertilizer alone or combined with an insecticide for example aldoxycarbwhich have long been available to private householders, have now been developed for use with pot-grown plants in commercial nurseries Parrella et al.

Description Back to Top The life cycle takes about 30 days Arthurs et al. Entomology Circular 59, Key to eleven species gynaikothdips thrips. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Florida Entomologist, 76 2: The growth of young trees may be curtailed.


We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make fiforum of a diverse natural world. Annals of the Entomological Society of America Controlling Cuban laurel thrips in nurseries and landscapes.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, pp. Phlaeothripidae in the southeastern United States: Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique d’Egypte, A monograph of the Thysanoptera of the Egyptian deserts.

Evaluation of Montandoniola confusa Streito and Matocq sp. Bio-cycle of the termatophilid predator Termatophyllum insigne Reuter reared on major insect pests of stored drug materials. This technique is not possible on trees, however.

The life-history of Orius albidipennis Reut. It is a serious pest on F. Anthocoridaefor control of Gynaikothrips uzeli Zimmerman Thysanoptera: It is usually recognised by the pattern of sculpture on the pronotum, the yellow antennae, and the minute fore tarsal tooth.

Gynaikothrips ficorum

Ficus benjamina weeping fig. Species of the pyemotid Adactylidium sp. Laudonia S; Viggiani G, Thysanoptera of Forest and ornamental woody plants in Israel with a list of ficroum species recorded from Israel.