red grass thrips, Aptinothrips rufus  (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) - 0019011

red grass thrips
Aptinothrips rufus Haliday, 1836

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Description: 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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Name: John W. Dooley
Organization: USDA APHIS PPQ
Country: United States

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