Image Number: 0019011

small wingless , yellow color , antenna 6 segments with large terminal segment and simple sense cones, pronotal setae not long, 1-segmented tarsi abdominal segments III to IX. Grass and distribution references from Crop Protection Compendium Distribution: Europe (Poland & Bulgaria-unconfirmed), Africa (Ethiopia-unconfirmed) North, Central and South America) Intercepted in Golden Gate Park by John Nelson on Star Moss
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Thysanoptera
Suborder: Terebrantia
Family: Thripidae
Subfamily: Thripinae
Genus: Aptinothrips
Subject: Aptinothrips rufus Haliday, 1836
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Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Sunday, January 24, 2016