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Asian bean thrips

Scientific Name
Ayyaria chaetophora
Scientific Author
Karny, 1927
Taxonomy
Thysanoptera, Terebrantia, Thripidae, Thripinae
Status
Exotic Species Establishment in Australia
Reliability
High
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Source
Laurence Mound CSIRO
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Diagnostic Notes
Female macropterous; body dark brown, mid and hind tibiae yellow; forewing white with two dark cross bands. Antennae 8-segmented, segments slender, III–IV with forked sensorium. Head slightly wider than long, with three pairs of ocellar setae; pair III longer than side of ocellar triangle, arising between anterior margins of hind ocelli. Pronotum with one pair of long anteromarginal setae, and two pairs of long posteroangular setae; pronotal surface with little sculpture. Metanotum almost without sculpture medially, median setae not at anterior margin. Forewing first vein with three setae on distal half, second vein with only three setae. Tergites reticulate; tergite VIII posteromarginal comb long and regular; tergite X without dorsal split. Sternites with three pairs of marginal setae.

Male similar to female but smaller; tergite IX with two stout thorn-like setae each on a large tubercle, posterior to these five small tubercles; sternites without pore plates.

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Desley Tree
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Desley Tree
Created
03/11/2010 04:25 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 12:31 AEST
Citation
Desley Tree (2010) Asian bean thrips (Ayyaria chaetophora ) Updated on 10/21/2011 12:31:03 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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