|scientific name Tmetothrips |
Galium sp., Stellaria sp. (Chiasson, 1986).
The body is dark, the head is as long as it is wide, and the cheeks are well rounded. Ocellar setae pair 1 is absent, and the antennae are 8 segmented. Antennal segments 3 and 4 have forked sense cones. There is one pair of well-developed, posteroangular setae on the pronotum and females can be macropterous or micropterous. Abdominal tergites lack ctenidia and tergite 8 lacks a posterior comb of setae (Chiasson, 1986).
This genus is currently comprised of only 1 species (Chiasson, 1986).
Alberta (Chiasson, 1986), widespread in central Europe (Mound et al, 1976) including; Czechoslovakia, Finland, Russia, Holland, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Rumania and Siberia (Jacot-Guillarmod, 1974).
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