red grass thrips, Aptinothrips rufus  (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) - 0019013

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

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
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