BioInfo (UK)

Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande, 1895) (Western Flower Thrips)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Frankliniella occidentalis (Western Flower Thrips)

Suggested Literature

Frankliniella occidentalis may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
THYSANOPTERA
(thrips)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Frankliniella occidentalis is associated with:

Magnoliopsida - flowering plants feeds on petal UK/Ireland Captivity Kirk, W.D.J., 1996 [mainly in glasshouses]
Dendranthema - florist's chrysanthemums, "mums" (Asterales: Asteraceae) feeds on petal UK/Ireland Captivity Kirk, W.D.J., 1996 [mainly in glasshouses]
Saintpaulia ionantha - African Violet (Lamiales: Gesneriaceae) feeds on petal Major Captivity Kirk, W.D.J., 1996 [mainly in glasshouses]

There may be more taxa associated with Frankliniella occidentalis listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)

Associated with Frankliniella occidentalis:

larva larva spreads Tomato Spotted Wilt virus - TSWV Captivity Kirk, W.D.J., 1996 [mainly in glasshouses]

Frankliniella occidentalis may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
THYSANOPTERA
(thrips)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

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