Image Number: 0019013

small wingless , yellow color , antenna 6 segments with large terminal segment and simple sense cones, pronotal setae not long, 1-segmented tarsi Note anterior antenna and pronotum. Found on Star Moss and Bromus inermis, Festuca arundinace. Host and distribution information from 1) slide from Golden Gate Park on Star Moss by John Nelson and 2) the Crop Protection Compendium Distribution: Bulgaria, Poland(unconfirmed), Ethiopia (unconfirmed), and North, Central & Sout America
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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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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Sunday, January 24, 2016