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scientific name    Haplothrips distalis    

habitat
Wolfberry, rabbit brush and sage flowers (Thomasson and Post 1966).

seasonality
Undocumented

identification
The body is brown, with antennal segment 3 and the bases of segments 4 to 6 bright yellow. The head is longer than broad with a pronounced vertex and small eyes. Antennal segment 3 has 1 sense cone, and the postocular setae are blunt and about two-thirds the length of the eye. All major pronotal setae are present and well developed. Forewings have white apical fringe cilia, though other fringe hairs are black. The metanotum is longitudinally striate (Thomasson and Post 1966). Mound and Marullo (1996) place this species in the genus Leptothrips Hood.

life history
Undocumented

conservation
Undocumented

diet info
Pollen feeder (Chiasson 1986).

range
Alberta (Chiasson 1986), Arizona, California (Stannard 1957), North Dakota (Thomasson and Post 1966).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=2951



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