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Thrips

Scientific Name
Dinothrips sp.
Scientific Author
Taxonomy
(Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae: Idolothripinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Female

Head not greatly prolonged in front of eyes; praepectal plates well developed; maxillary stylets broad and band-like, more than 5 micrometers broad throughout their length; first ocellus situated between major ocellar setae; metathoracic sternopleural sutures absent; tergites with 1-3, or more pairs of wing retaining setae; without veins and microthrichia on forewings; abdominal segment X tubular; abdominal sternite VIII well developed and distinctly separate from VIII; without an external ovipositor; tube without heirs.

Male

Similar to female but that usually with enlarged fore-femora bearing a sickle-shaped seta near apex; without lateral abdominal tubercles.

References

- Palmer, J.M., Mound, L.A. & Du Hegume, G.J. (1989). Thysanoptera, CIE guides to insects of importance to man. Betts, C.R. (ed.), CAB International, London, 73 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
16/09/2011 08:53 AEST
Last Updated
23/03/2014 22:32 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Thrips (Dinothrips sp.) Updated on 3/23/2014 10:32:16 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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