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Greenhouse thrips

Scientific Name
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis
Scientific Author
(Bouche)
Taxonomy
Thysanoptera, Terebrantia, Thripidae, Panchaetothripinae
Status
Exotic Species Occurrence in Australia
Reliability
High
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Female when mature dark brown with legs yellow, abdomen golden in recently emerged adults; forewing pale with hind margin shaded. Head strongly reticulate, cheeks slightly concave but constricted at base. Antennal segments III & IV with sense cone simple; VIII much longer than VII. Mesonotum not divided medially. Metanotum with strongly reticulate triangle. Tarsi 1-segmented. Forewing with apex rounded bearing 2 long cilia; costa with long cilia, posteromarginal cilia not wavy; veinal setae not much larger than surface microtrichia. Abdominal tergites II-VIII with 1 pair of dominant setae medially; VIII with long posteromarginal comb of microtrichia; X short but with complete median division.

Male very rare.

 

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Laurence Mound
Author
Mound, L.
Created
21/06/2005 02:31 AEST
Last Updated
31/12/2006 14:51 AEST
Citation
Mound, L. (2005) Greenhouse thrips (Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis) Updated on 12/31/2006 2:51:09 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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