A New Host Record for the Invasive Thrips Thrips parvispinus Karny from India


  • M. Amutha ICAR- Central Institute for Cotton Research, Regional Station, Coimbatore 641003, Tamil Nadu
  • R. R. Rachana ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru 560024, Karnataka




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The present study on the diversity of thrips on cotton in Tamil Nadu revealed the occurrence of the invasive species Thrips parvispinus Karny during kharif 2019-20. The thrips were found to occur on Gossypium barbadens variety Suvin. The diagnostics of this species are illustrated herein. The status of new record is also discussed.


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Amutha, M., & Rachana, R. R. (2023). A New Host Record for the Invasive Thrips <i>Thrips parvispinus</i> Karny from India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 85(4), 1009–1011. https://doi.org/10.55446/IJE.2021.354



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