First record of Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) causing damage on greenhouse strawberries


  • Mireli Trombin de Souza Federal University of Paraná
  • Michele Trombin de Souza Federal University of Paraná
  • Launa Bianca Dybas Ivankio Federal University of Paraná
  • Bruna Caroline Durau Federal University of Paraná
  • Leticia Tamara Maleski Federal University of Paraná
  • Maria Aparecida Cassilha Zawadneak Federal University of Paraná


Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouché, 1833) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), the greenhouse thrips, is reported here for the first time damaging strawberry leaves and sepals (Fragaria × ananassa Duch.; Rosaceae) in the world. Two natural enemies were observed preying on the species: Hyaliodocoris insignis (Stål, 1860) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and Orius insidiosus (Say, 1832) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae).



Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouché, 1833) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), o tripes-das-casas-de-vegetação, é relatado pela primeira vez danificando folhas e sépalas de morangueiro (Duch.; Rosaceae) no mundo. Dois inimigos naturais foram observados predando a espécie: Fragaria × ananassa Hyaliodocoris insignis (Stål, 1860) (Heteroptera: Miridae) e Orius insidiosus (Say, 1832) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae).

Key Words: Fragaria × ananassa; greenhouse thrips; leaf damage; natural enemies

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