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scientific name    Belothrips    

habitat
Grasses and forbes (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Undocumented.

identification
The body and appendages are brown, to dark brown (Heming). The head is approximately as long as it is wide. Antennae are 8 segmented, with the combined length of segments 7 and 8 not quite as long as segment 6. The pronotum has 1 pair of long posteroangular setae, and wings are brachypterous, micropterous, or macropterous. When wings are present, there are two longitudinal veins per wing. The abdomen is slender and segment 10 is as long as it is broad at its widest (Chiasson, 1986).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
There is only 1 species of Belothrips recorded so far in Canada (Chiasson, 1986).

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, (Chiasson, 1986) Finland, Sweden, Latvia Czechoslovakia, Poland (Jacot-Guillarmod, 1974).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3379



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