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Dominique W. Collins – Thrips Publications


1. Recent records of Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) imported into England on Indian laurel. Entomologist’s Gazette 44: 239-240.


2. Immunochemical studies for the development of a rapid assay against Thrips palmi. Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases 3: 1053-1059. [Banks J. N., Collins D. W., Rizvi R. H. & Northway B. N]


3. Recent interceptions of Echinothrips americanus Morgan (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) imported into England. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 134: 1-3.

4. Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against the EU-listed pest Thrips palmi. Food and Agricultural Immunology 10: 281-290. [Banks J. N., Collins D. W., Rizvi R. H., Northway B. N. & Danks C.]


5. A South East Asian pest species newly recorded from Europe: Thrips parvispinus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), its confused identity and potential quarantine significance. European Journal of Entomology 97: 197-200. [Mound L. A. & Collins D. W.]

6. First English record for Apterothrips apteris (Daniel) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 136: 210.

7. A new genus and species of haplothripine thrips (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) with a prominent dorsal projection from the head. Insect Systematics and Evolution 31: 285-289.


8. Diagnostic protocols for regulated pests - Thrips palmi. EPPO Bulletin 31: 53-60. [Vierbergen G. & Collins D. W.]


9. Two records of Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouchė) (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) breeding outdoors, at Kew Gardens and in the Scilly Isles. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 141: 67-68. [Robinson J. & Collins D.W.]

10. Development of a sequence specific real-time PCR to the melon thrips Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Journal of Applied Entomology 129 (5): 272-279. [Walsh K., Boonham N., Barker I. & Collins D. W.]


11. Odontothrips confusus Priesner (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) new to Britain and recent records of other British thrips. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 19: 145-156.

12. Chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis. CSL Plant Pest Notice No. 40. 4pp. [Collins D. W., MacLeod A. & Cannon R. J. C.]


13. A sequence specific real-time PCR (TaqMan®) assay for Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae); its use and advantages as a molecular quarantine identification tool. In: Ullman D., Moyer J., Goldbach R. & Moritz G. 2007 VIII International Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses September 11–15, 2005 Asilomar, Pacific Grove, California. 49pp. Journal of Insect Science 7: 28, available online: []. [Collins D. W, Walsh K., Boonham N., Glover R. & Barker I.]

14. A review of the pest status and control options for Thrips palmi. Crop Protection 26: 1089-1098. [Cannon R. J. C., Matthews L., Collins D. W.]

15. Eradication of an invasive alien pest, Thrips palmi, in the UK with a review of control options for this pest. Crop Protection 26: 1303-1314. [Cannon R. J. C., Matthews L., Collins D. W., Agallou E., Bartlett P. W., Walters K. F. A., Macleod A., Slawson D. D. & Gaunt A.]

16. Recent non-native invertebrate plant pest establishments in Great Britain: origins, pathways, and trends. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9 (4): 307-326. [Smith R. M., Baker R. H. A., Malumphy C. P., Hockland S., Hammon R. P., Ostojá-Starzewski J. C. & Collins D. W.]

17. Two species of thrips (Thysanoptera) new to Britain, Neoheegeria dalmatica Schmutz and Frankliniella pallida (Uzel), with an updated key to the British species of Frankliniella Karny. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 20: 241-248.


18. Thysanoptera of Great Britain: A revised and updated checklist. Zootaxa 2412: 21–41.

19. A second British record of Dendrothrips saltator Uzel (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), after a gap of 79 years. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 23: 258.


20. A second British record of Haplothrips hukkineni Priesner (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 25: 107-108.


Collins D. W. & Edwards GB (2013) Scirtothrips coccolobae sp. nov. (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a Leaf-Feeding Thrips on Sea Grape Known from Florida and the Cayman Islands. Florida Entomologist 96(4):1359-1364.


Collins D. W. & Philippou D (2012) The first European records of the invasive thrips Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmermann) and an associated predator Androthrips ramachandrai Karny (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae), in Cyprus. Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 152: 1–9