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scientific name    Chirothrips hamatus    

habitat
Sedges and various grasses (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Undocumented.

identification
Apex of the antennal segment 2 is not produced along the outer margin, and is approximately symmetrical. Antennal segment 4 has a simple sense cone, and segment 3 is shorter than 5. The pronotum is distinctly broader than long. The outer distal edge of the fore femur is strongly reflexed, and looks like a curved tooth when viewed dorsally (Zur Strassen, 1960). Males are micropterous (Mound et al., 1976). The hind margins of the abdominal tergites have a dentate border. Glandular areas on the abdominal segments of males are transversely elongate (Zur Strassen, 1960).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
Undocumented.

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta (Chiasson, 1986), Europe, Siberia (Priesner, 1949).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3390



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