EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips citri(SCITCI)

Hosts

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
Citrus clementina (CIDCL) Major host
* Mueller TG, Kahl HM, Cass BN, Grafton-Cardwell EE, Rosenheim JA (2019) Differential Impacts of Citrus Thrips Across Sweet Orange and Mandarin Species. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(6), 2767–2773, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz178
------- confirmed host
Citrus limon (CIDLI) Major host
* Tanigoshi LK and Nishio-Wong JY, 1982. Citrus thrips: biology, ecology, and control. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1668, 17 pp.
Citrus paradisi (CIDPA) Major host
* Tanigoshi LK and Nishio-Wong JY, 1982. Citrus thrips: biology, ecology, and control. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1668, 17 pp.
Citrus reticulata (CIDRE) Major host
* Mueller TG, Kahl HM, Cass BN, Grafton-Cardwell EE, Rosenheim JA (2019) Differential Impacts of Citrus Thrips Across Sweet Orange and Mandarin Species. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(6), 2767–2773, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz178
------- confirmed host
Citrus sinensis (CIDSI) Major host
* Mueller TG, Kahl HM, Cass BN, Grafton-Cardwell EE, Rosenheim JA (2019) Differential Impacts of Citrus Thrips Across Sweet Orange and Mandarin Species. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(6), 2767–2773, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz178
------- confirmed host
Citrus unshiu (CIDUN) Major host
* Mueller TG, Kahl HM, Cass BN, Grafton-Cardwell EE, Rosenheim JA (2019) Differential Impacts of Citrus Thrips Across Sweet Orange and Mandarin Species. Journal of Economic Entomology, 112(6), 2767–2773, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz178
------- confirmed host
Adenostoma fasciculatum (ADSFA) Wild/Weed
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "chamise".
Citrus medica (CIDME) Wild/Weed
* Calavan E, Frolich E, Carpenter J, Roistacher C, Christiansen D (1965) Rapid detection of exocortis in citrus. California Agriculture 19(1):8-10.
------- infestation on Etrog citron in a greenhouse.
Myrtus (1MYVG) Wild/Weed
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Prosopis (1PRSSG) Wild/Weed
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "mesquite".
Rhus laurina (RHULU) Wild/Weed
* Tanigoshi LK, Nishio JY, Moreno DS, Fargerlund J (1980) Effect of temperature on development and survival of Scirtothrips citri on Citrus foliage. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 73(4), 378–381. 
------- confirmed host (believed to be the native host in California).
Carya illinoinensis (CYAIL) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Citroncirus (1CJCG) Host
Citrus (1CIDG) Host
* Grafton-Cardwell EE, Morse JG, Haviland DR, Faber BA (2020) Citrus Pest Management Guidelines: Citrus thrips. UCIPM guidelines. https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/citrus/citrus-thrips/
Citrus aurantiifolia (CIDAF) Host
*Avendaño-Gutiérrez F, Johansen-Naime R, Equihua-Martínez A, Carrillo-Sánchez J, Bautista-Martínez N, González-Hernández H, Aguirre-Paleo S (2020) Thysanoptera affecting mexican lime (Citrus x aurantifolia (Christm) Swingle) in Apatzingán, Michoacán, Mexico. Agroproductividad 13(4), 3-9. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.vi.1654
Coffea arabica (COFAR) Host
* Infante F, Ortíz JA, Solis-Montero L, Mound LA, Vega FE (2017) Thrips (Thysanoptera) of coffee flowers. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 110(3), 329-336.
Dahlia imperialis (DAHIM) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as tree dahlia.
Fortunella (1FOLG) Host
Gossypium hirsutum (GOSHI) Host
* Mollet JA, Savacherian V (1984) Effect of Pesticides on Nontarget Insects in Imperial Valley, California Cotton, 1982. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests, 9(1), 274-275.
------- immature stages recorded on cotton. No evidence that life cycle can be completed.
Larrea tridentata (LARTR) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Magnolia (1MAGG) Host
* Tanigoshi LK and Nishio-Wong JY, 1982. Citrus thrips: biology, ecology, and control. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1668, 17 pp.
Magnolia tripetala (MAGTR) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Mangifera indica (MNGIN) Host
* Mound L, Hoddle M (2016) Scirtothrips species (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) described from Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae) in Mexico. Florida Entomologist 99(4), 759–764. doi:10.1653/024.099.0430     
Medicago sativa (MEDSA) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "alfalfa".
Phoenix dactylifera (PHXDA) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Poncirus trifoliata (PMITR) Host
Quercus (1QUEG) Host
* Tanigoshi LK and Nishio-Wong JY (1982) Citrus thrips: biology, ecology, and control. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1668, 17 pp.
------- belived to be native host. 
Rhizophora mangle (RHZMA) Host
* Mound LA, Palmer JM (1981) Identification, distribution and host-plants of the pest species of Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Bulletin of Entomological Research 71, 467-479.
Rosa (1ROSG) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "rose".
Salix (1SAXG) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "willow".
Schinus molle (SCIMO) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "pepper tree".
Umbellularia californica (UMBCA) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
------- as "California laurel".
Vaccinium corymbosum (VACCO) Host
* Haviland DR, Rill SM and Morse JG (2009) Southern highbush blueberries are a new host for Scirtothrips citri (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in California. Florida Entomologist, 92, 147–149.
------- confirmed host 

* Haviland DR, Rill SM and Morse JG (2016.)Impact of citrus thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on growth and productivity of highbush blueberries in California. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109: 2454-2462
---- note that Southern highbush blueberrie is a hybrid: Vaccinium corymbosum x Vaccinium darrow
Vaccinium hybrids (VACHY) Host
* Haviland DR, Rill SM and Morse JG (2016.)Impact of citrus thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on growth and productivity of highbush blueberries in California. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109: 2454-2462
---- note that Southern highbush blueberrie is a hybrid: Vaccinium corymbosum x Vaccinium darrow
Vitis vinifera (VITVI) Host
* Flowers RW (1989) The occurrence of the citrus thrips, Scirtothrips citri (Thysanoptera:Thripidae) in Florida? Florida Entomologist 72 (2), 385.

* Tanigoshi LK and Nishio-Wong JY, 1982. Citrus thrips: biology, ecology, and control. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1668, 17 pp.
------- as 'grape'.
x Citrofortunella microcarpa (CJFMI) Host