EPPO Global Database

Pezothrips kellyanus(PEZTKE)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1950
* Froud, K.J.. Stevens, P.S.; Steven, D. (2001) Survey of alternative host plants for Kelly’s citrus thrips (Pezothrips kellyanus) in citrus growing regions. New Zealand Plant Protection, 54, 15-20. Also on-line: http://www.hortnet.co.nz/publications/nzpps

* Mound LA, Walker AK (1982) Terebrantia (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Fauna of New Zealand 1. Manaaki Whenua Press (NZ), 113 pp.

* Vassiliou VA (2010) Ecology and behavior of Pezothrips kellyanus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(1), 47-53.