Predator or plant pest? Observations on Parascolothrips priesneri Mound (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Israeli apple orchards

T. Ben-David, L.A. Mound
2016 Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research  
Field and laboratory observations on Parascolothrips priesneri failed to confirm previous reports that this insect is a predator of mites, but instead demonstrated that it can cause severe feeding damage to the leaves of apple trees.
doi:10.4081/jear.2016.5532 fatcat:x6scxixyqjemnb7hpndso5skny