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scientific name    Tmetothrips    

habitat
Galium sp., Stellaria sp. (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Undocumented.

identification
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).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
This genus is currently comprised of only 1 species (Chiasson, 1986).

diet info
Undocumented.

range
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).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3196



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