EPPO Global Database

Hercinothrips dimidiatus(HERCDI)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Aloe arborescens (ALFAR) Major host
* Mateus C, Franco JC, Caetano MF, da Silva EB, Ramos AP, Figueiredo E, Mound L (2015) Hercinothrips dimidiatus Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) a new pest of Aloe arborescens Miller in Europe. Phytoparasitica 43(5), 689-692.
Aloe vera (ALFVE) Major host
* NVWA (2016) March 2016 - First finding of Hercinothrips dimidiatus in plants for planting of Aloe vera in a production greenhouse.  https://english.nvwa.nl/binaries/nvwa-en/documents/plant/plant-health/pest-reporting/documents/march-2016-first-finding-of-hercinothrips-dimidiatus-in-plants-for-planting-of-aloe-vera-in-a-production-greenhouse/Pest+Reports+Insects+March+2016+-+First+finding+of+Hercinothrips+dimidiatus+in+plants+for+planting+of+Aloe+vera+in+a+production+greenhouse.pdf