Entomology Collection TitleImage Bugs Pinned
Species Page - Toxonothrips
species list search results ->Toxonothrips ->species page

E-mail this Page   
Print this Page   
Link to this Page   

scientific name    Toxonothrips    

habitat
Grasses, sedges (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Undocumented.

identification
The head is about as wide as it is long and the cheeks are rounded. Ocelli are present in females, but absent in males. Antennae are 7 segmented, with a 1-segment style (Bailey, 1957). Forked sense cones are present on antennal segments 3 and 4, and segment 3 has a pedicel. The prothorax has 2 pairs of well-developed posteroangular setae. Females are macropterous, and males are apterous. When wings are present, the hind vein is regularly set with setae. There is a comb of microtrichia on abdominal tergite 8. An oval glandular area is present on each of sternites 3 and 4 on males (Chiasson, 1986).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
Rare (Bailey, 1957).

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, Alaska (Chiasson, 1986), California, Oregon (Bailey, 1957).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3197



Comments (0)Add New Comment

Comments are published according to our submission guidelines. The EH Strickland Entomological Museum does not necessarily endorse the views expressed.

Add New Comment (all fields are required)
Validation:

CLICK TO ENLARGE
Related Species Info
Authorship
References (2)

 

Logo Department of Museums and Collections ServicesLogo University of Alberta