Image Number: 1316032

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Research
Description:
Entomologist David Nickle examines an unidentified thrips species found in a shipment of cut flowers from South Africa and compares it to the image on the screen of a known thrips species. His rapid identification helps to ensure safe and timely shipments at various ports of entry.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Thysanoptera
Family: N/A
Subject: thrips
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Image uploaded:
Monday, March 3, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 12, 2006