|scientific name Haplothrips sp. |
Dry prairie, sedges, grass.
The body is brown. The head has a well developed maxillary bridge, and antennae are 8 segmented. Antennal segment 3 has 1 or 2 sense cones, and segment 4 has 4 sense cones. The epimeral sutures on the pronotum are not complete, and basantra are present on the prosternum. Members of this genus are macropterous and the forewings are constricted medially. The pelta is triangular, and each abdominal tergite has 2 pairs of wing retaining setae. On males sternite 8 lacks a glandular area (Mound and Marullo, 1996).
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