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Rachana Rajan Remani Thysanoptera publications


1. A new record of Franklinothrips megalops (Trybom, 1912) (Thysanoptera: Terebrantia: Aeolothripidae) from North East India. Journal of Biological Control, 30 (2): 119-120. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R.]

2. Additions to the terebrantian (Insecta: Thysanoptera) fauna of Kerala, India. Journal of Applied & Natural Sciences, 8(3): 1507-1509. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R].

3. Crotonothrips polyalthiae Mound & Nasruddin (Thysanoptera: Tubulifera) – a new record for India. Entomon, 41 (4): 355-360. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R.]

4. Pollination potential of thrips (Insecta:Thysanoptera) - an overview. Zoo's Print 31(4): 6-12. [Varatharajan R, Shyam Maisnam, Shimray CV & Rachana RR] [1]pdf

5. A review of the pest, Tospoviruses vector status of melon thrips, Thrips palmi and its natural enemies for biological control. International journal of pure and applied bioscience. 4 (2): 221 – 237. [Rachana, R.R., Jayasimha, G.T. & Richa, V.]


6. A new species of the genus Bregmatothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from the Andamon Islands of India. Zootaxa, 4317 (3): 597 – 600. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R]

7. Additions to the thrips (Thysanoptera) fauna of Odisha, India. Journal of Applied & Natural Science, 9 (3): 1522- 1524. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R.]

8. Checklist of Terebrantian thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) recorded from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 9 (1): 9748-9755. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R.]

9. A new species of the genus Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from the Western Ghats of India. Zootaxa, 4221 (4): 491-493. [Rachana, R. R. & Varatharajan, R.]

10. First report of the New World thrips genus Plesiothrips Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from India with a note on Plesiothrips perplexus. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 5 (3): 428 – 429.


11. Report of invasive thrips species, Thrips parvispinus (Karny) (Thripidae: Thysanoptera) on Dahlia rosea (Asteraceae) in Karnataka. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 24 (2): 175-176. [Rachana, R. R., Roselin, P. & Varatharajan, R]

12. On the collections of predatory thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) from NE India. Journal of Biological Control, 32(1): 8-13. DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2018/16149. [Varatharajan, R. Nishikant Singh, K. & Rachana, R. R.]

13. Two new reports of thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from India. Journal of Threatened taxa. 10(2): 11312-11315 DOI: http://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3380.10.2. 11312-11315 [Rachana, R. R & Varatharajan, R.]

14. New reports of thrips (Thysanoptera: Terebrantia: Thripidae) from India. Journal of Threatened taxa, 10(9): 12226–12229. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3527.10.9.12226-12229 [Rachana, R. R & Varatharajan, R.]


15. Tryphactothripini of India (Thysanoptera, Thripidae, Panchaetothripinae), with identification keys and a new record of Opimothrips. ZooKeys, 884: 43-52. [Rachana, R.R., Mound, L.A. and Rayar, S.G.]

16. Redescription and lectotype designation of Gynaikothrips microchaetus Ananthakrishnan & Jagadish (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae). Zootaxa, 4701(6): 588-590. [Shyam, M., Johnson, TH., Rachana, R. R., Varatharajan, R. and Mound, LA.]

17. Involvement of flower thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera) in pollination. In: ENVIS Newsletter “Special volume on Pollinators”, Published by ENVIS Centre on Biodiversity (Fauna), Zoological Survey of India, 25 (1-4): 30-33. [R. Varatharajan & Rachana, R. R.]

18. Three new records of the genus Helionothrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from India. Journal of Insect Biodiversity & Systematics, (Iran) 5 (3): 203-209. (ISSN: 2423-8112). [Th. Johnson, Shyam, M., Rachana, R. R., Varatharajan, R., Taptamani, H. & Majid Mirab-balou.]

19. Life table statistics and seasonal incidence of Thrips orientalis (Bagnall) (Insecta: Thysanoptera) on the flowers of Jasminum multiflorum (Burm.F). Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, (IARI – New Delhi), 27 (1): 49-53. [Shyam, M., Johnson, Th., Rachana, R. R & Varatharajan, R.]

20. Species composition and occurrence of thrips on different host plants in Southern dry zone of Karnataka (Mandya). Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. SP2: 828-831. [Roselin, P., Shivashankar, T., Rachana, R.R., Sujay, H. and Eurekha, S.]


21. Redescription of Aduncothrips asiaticus (Ramakrishna and Margabandhu) (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) with first description of the male. Oriental Insects 54 (3): 398-401. [Rachana RR, Rachana B & Shashikant GR]

22. A new species of the genus Lefroyothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from India. Zootaxa 4896 (4): 591-594. [Rachana R, & Manjunath K]


23. A new species of Neohydatothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from India. Zootaxa 4920 (2): 297–300.