The chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood, 1919 (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) was reported for the first time in Adana Province, Turkey in October, 2020 on blueberries [Vaccinium myrtillus L. (Ericaceae)]. Its heavy infestation was detected on the vegetative parts of the blueberries. In this short communication, a brief summary of its diagnosis and damage as well as its economic importance in the region is provided.
ATAKAN, EKREM and PEHLİVAN, SERKAN
"First report of the chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood, 1919 (Thysanoptera:Thripidae) in Turkey,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 45:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol45/iss2/8