Bean flower thrips, Oriental bean thrips, Asian bean thrips
Megalurothrips usitatus; previously known as Taeniothrips nigricornis
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and CABI (2016) Megalurothrips usitatus (bean flower thrips) Crop Protection Compendium. (www.cabi.org/cpc); and from Bean flower thrips (Megalurothrips usitatus) Plantwise Knowledge Bank. (http://www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank/Datasheet.aspx?dsID=33140). Photo 1 Desley Tree (2010) Oriental bean flower thrips, Asian bean thrips (Megalurothrips usitatus) PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au. Photo 2. Ko Ko Maung, Bugwood.org.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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