Report on Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmermann) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) from Delhi


  • Anand Harshana Division of Entomology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012



Gynaikothrips uzeli, Leaf Galls, Ficus benjamina, mtCO1, DNA Barcode, Predator Chrysoperla sp.


This study reports on the new record of thrips Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmermann, 1900) found at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) campus, New Delhi during January 2018 in folded-leaf galls of Ficus benjamina L. (Moraceae). Predator, Chrysoperla sp. (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) was also found in the leaf galls feeding on thrips, keeping it under check. Based on nucleotide sequence of partial mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (mtCOI) gene DNA barcode was generated for G. uzeli.


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Harshana, A. . (2022). Report on <i>Gynaikothrips uzeli</i> (Zimmermann) (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) from Delhi. Indian Journal of Entomology, 84(2), 387–390.



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