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Thrips

Scientific Name
Frankliniella sp.
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Taxonomy
(Thysanoptera: Thripidae: Thripinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Adult

Antennae 8- rarely 7-segmented, segments III and IV each with a forked trichome; head with ocellar setae I present, III variable in position; compound eyes usually with 4 pigmented ommatidia; pronotum usually with 2 pairs of long setae on anterior margin, and 2 pairs of long posteroangular setae; pronotal posterior margin with median pair of setae shorter than submedian pair; mesonotal median setae arising near posterior margin of the sclerite; metanotal median setae arising at the anterior margin of this sclerite; wings usually fully developed in both sexes, both veins with a complete row of setae, wing-scale usually with 5 veinal and 1 discal stae; tergite II with 3 lateral marginal setae, a 4th seta on the extreme anterior angle of the pleurotergite; tergites V-VIII with paired lateral ctenidia, on VIII, anterolateral to the spiracles; sternite I with 3 small anteromedian setae; sternites III-VII without discal setae; 3 pairs of marginal setae on sternite VII arising at or close to the margin.

Larva

Microtrichia on antennal segment III reduced; tergite IX with a row of small teeth on posterior margin, distance between the pair of dorsal sensilla about twice distance between median dorsal setae; posterior sclerotized band usually extending anteriorly beyond dorsal setae; tergite X with sclerotized band extending at least to dorsal sensilla.

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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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
15/09/2011 09:53 AEST
Last Updated
30/03/2014 23:59 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Thrips (Frankliniella sp.) Updated on 3/30/2014 11:59:47 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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