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Liothrips urichi
(Phlaeothripidae)

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

Liothrips urichi information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Liothrips urichi, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Biocontrol (potential for use as)

Effectiveness of Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaaeothripidae) introduced for biological control of Clidemia hirta in Hawaii, U.S.A.
Reimer, Neil J. and J.W. Beardsley. 1988. Effectiveness of Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaaeothripidae) introduced for biological control of Clidemia hirta in Hawaii, U.S.A. Environmental Entomology 18, no. 6:1141-46.

Predation on Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a case of biotic interference
Reimer, Neil J. 1988. Predation on Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a case of biotic interference. Environmental Entomology 17, no. 1: 132-34.

Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies
Conant, Patrick. 2002. Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies. pp. 13-20 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.

Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W. 2002. Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii. pp. 91-98 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.

Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don (Melastomataceae)
Conant, Patrick. 2009. Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don (Melastomataceae). Chapter (9) in Muniappan, R., G.V.P. Reddy, and A. Raman. 2009. Biological control of tropical weeds using arthropods. Cambridge University Press.

Liothrips urichi information (biocontrol in Hawaii) from HEAR.org
Information about Liothrips urichi as it is relevant to biocontrol (biological control) efforts in Hawaii is provided by the Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR).


Images

Liothrips urichi images (Starr)
Images of Liothrips urichi (Phlaeothripidae) (clidemia thrips are provided by from Forest and Kim Starr.


Full-text articles

Effectiveness of Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaaeothripidae) introduced for biological control of Clidemia hirta in Hawaii, U.S.A.
Reimer, Neil J. and J.W. Beardsley. 1988. Effectiveness of Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaaeothripidae) introduced for biological control of Clidemia hirta in Hawaii, U.S.A. Environmental Entomology 18, no. 6:1141-46.

Predation on Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a case of biotic interference
Reimer, Neil J. 1988. Predation on Liothrips urichi Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), a case of biotic interference. Environmental Entomology 17, no. 1: 132-34.

Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds.) . 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages.

Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies
Conant, Patrick. 2002. Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies. pp. 13-20 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.

Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W. 2002. Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii. pp. 91-98 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.


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