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Thrips

Scientific Name
Chaetanaphothrips orchidii
Scientific Author
(Moulton, 1907)
Taxonomy
(Thysanoptera: Thripidae: Thripinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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NZA082. Magnification: 40×.
Source
Qing-Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Yellow in colour, wings slightly shaded medially; head with only 2 pairs of ocellar setae; no setae in front of first ocellus; antennae 8-segmented, with a lender terminal style; pronotum with 5 pairs of posteromarginal setae and 2 pairs of prominent posteroangular setae; forewing deeply shaded at base and medially; without a glandular area on sternite III; sternites and tergites have a posteromarginal craspedum; tergite VIII with specialized area of stippled of granulate cuticle around spiracles;

Male

Similar to female but with a glandular area on sternite III.

References

- Mound, L.A. & Marullo, R. (1996). The Thrips of Central and South America: An Introduction (Insecta: Thysanoptera). Memoirs on Entomology, International, 6: 1–488.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
15/09/2011 09:36 AEST
Last Updated
09/05/2014 03:25 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Thrips (Chaetanaphothrips orchidii) Updated on 5/9/2014 3:25:02 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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