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A total of 21 results were found at 21:32 on 5th March 2024 when searching for tritici.


  • Aechmea triticina Mez 
    Family: Bromeliaceae

  • Alternaria triticina Prasada & Prabhu 1963

    Common name: leaf blight.
  • Anguina tritici (Steinbuch, 1799) [Chitwood, 1935; Filipjev, 1936] 
    Family: Anguinidae

    Common name: Seed gall nematode (wheat).
  • Blumeria graminis f.sp. tritici 
    Family: Erysiphaceae

  • Cochliobolus nodulosus Luttr. (1957) 
    Family: Pleosporaceae

    Synonyms: Bipolaris leucostyla (Drechsler) Shoemaker (1959), Bipolaris nodulosa (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Shoemaker (1959), Drechslera nodulosa (Berk. & M.A. Curtis ex Sacc.) Subram. & B.L. Jain (1966), Helminthosporium leucostylum Drechsler (1923), Helminthosporium nodosum Berk. & M.A. Curtis in Berk (1875),....
  • Contarinia tritici (Kirby, 1798) 
    Family: Cecidomyiidae

    Synonyms: Cecidomyia tritici, Contarinia aurantiaca, Contarinia venturii, Diplosis tritici, Itonida tritici, Mayetiola tritici. Common name: Wheat yellow blossom midge.
  • Euxoa tritici Linnaeus, 1761 
    Family: Noctuidae

  • Frankliniella bispinosa (Morgan, 1913) 
    Family: Thripidae

    Synonyms: Euthrips masoni Watson, 1919, Euthrips projectus Watson, 1915, Euthrips tritici bispinosus Morgan, 1913. Common name: None known.
  • Frankliniella bruneri Watson, 1926 
    Family: Thripidae

    Synonyms: Frankliniella inornata Moulton, 1936, Frankliniella pseudotritici Priesner, 1932.
  • Frankliniella tritici (Fitch, 1855) 
    Family: Thripidae

    Synonyms: Frankliniella fulvus Moulton, 1936, Frankliniella salicis Moulton, 1948, Frankliniella tritici clara Moulton, 1948, Frankliniella varicorne Bagnall, 1919, Thrips tritici Fitch, 1855. Common names: strawberry thrips, peach flower thrips, Flower thrips, Eastern flower thrips, Common thrips.
  • Haplothrips tritici (Kurdjumov, 1912) 
    Family: Phlaeothripidae

    Synonyms: Anthothrips tritici Kurdjumov, 1912, Haplothrips cerealis Priesner, 1939, Haplothrips paluster Priesner, 1922. Common name: wheat thrips.
  • Hydrellia tritici Coquillett, 1903 
    Family: Ephydridae

    Common name: Black pasture fly.
  • Mycosphaerella graminicola (Fuckel) J. Schröt. 1894 
    Family: Mycosphaerellaceae

    Synonyms: Septoria tritici, Zymoseptoria tritici (Desm.) Quaedvlieg & Crous (2011). Common name: septoria tritici blotch.
  • Puccinia graminis Pers. 1794 (present races) 
    Family: Pucciniaceae

    Synonym: Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici. Common name: stem rust (cereals).
  • Puccinia striiformis f.sp. tritici Eriksson 1894 (pathotype 134 E16 A+) 
    Family: Pucciniaceae

    Common name: wheat stripe rust.
  • Pyrenophora tritici-repentis (Died.) Drechsler 1923 
    Family: Pleosporaceae

    Common name: leaf spot (wheat).
  • Rathayibacter tritici (ex Hutchinson 1917) Zgurskaya et al. 1993 
    Family: Microbacteriaceae

    Synonyms: Clavibacter tritici, Corynebacterium tritici. Common name: tundu disease.
  • Tetramesa maderae (Walker, 1849) 
    Family: Eurytomidae

    Synonyms: Harmolita grandis (Riley, 1884), Harmolita grandis minutum (Howard, 1896), Isosoma (Philachyra) grande Riley, 1884, Isosoma apterum Portschinsky, 1881, Isosoma grande Riley, 1884, Isosoma grande minutum Howard, 1896, Isosoma grandis Riley, 1884, Isosoma maderae Walker, 1849, Isosoma.... Common name: Wheat strawworm.
  • Tetramesa tritici (Fitch, 1859) 
    Family: Eurytomidae

    Synonyms: Decatoma basilaris Provancher, 1881, Eurytoma tritici (Fitch, 1859), Harmolita tritici (Fitch, 1859), Isosoma nigrum Cook, 1885, Isosoma tritici (Fitch, 1859), Pteromalus tritici Fitch, 1859. Common name: rye jointworm.
  • Urocystis tritici Körn. 1877 
    Family: Urocystaceae

    Synonym: Tuburcinia tritici (Körn.) Liro (1922).

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