There are 24 species (one probably new) comprising 14 genera of thrips listed, along with hosts on which they were collected in Arizona from 1953-58 by the writer and/or associates (exceptions indicated). The records indicate that Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) was outstandingly dominant with a wide range of hosts. Unusual records as pests or potential pests of cotton are those of Frankliniella gossypiana Hood, Kurtomathrips morrilli (Moulton) and Scritothrips sp. Prob. New.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1958
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