Biology and distribution
Described from former Czechoslovakia.
Distribution: Europe (except of the Iberian Peninsula); introduced to North Africa. Phyllophagous, mainly on the leaves of Tilia, sometimes found on other deciduous trees.
Uzel H (1895) Monographie der Ordnung Thysanoptera. Königratz, Bohemia: pp. 1–472.
Nakahara S (1994) The genus Thrips Linnaeus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) of the New World. Technical Bulletin. United States Department of Agriculture 1822: 1–183.