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scientific name    Thrips funebris    

habitat
Carex vulpina, Triglochin maritima (Nakahara 1994).

seasonality
Undocumented.

identification
Body length varies around 1.4mm. The body is brown with foretibiae yellow apically and medially, midtibiae are yellow distally and medially and hind tibiae have yellow apices. Antennae are brown except for segment 3, which is yellowish brown, and segment 4, which is yellowish brown basally. The head is broader than long, and ocellar setae pair 3 may be either laterad or posterolaterad of the anterior ocellus. Antennae are 7 segmented. The pronotum is weakly sculptured with transverse striae, and the posteroangular setae are as long as the pronotum. Median discal setae are not present along the posterior third of the pronotum. Both males and females are brachypterous. The median setae on tergite 1 are as well developed as the median setae on the other segments, and there are 4 lateral setae on tergite 2. On tergite 8, the posteromarginal comb is interrupted medially. Tergites 2 through 7 are sculptured with low posteromarginal scallops, and tergite 9 has 2 pairs of campaniform sensilla. On males, each of sternites 3 to 7 has a transverse oval glandular area (Nakahara 1994).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
Undocumented.

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, England, Germany (Nakahara 1994).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3033



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