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scientific name    Chirothrips manicatus    

habitat
Alopecurus pratensis, Lilium sp., clover, peach, pear, apple, grasses, wheat.

seasonality
Adults collected in June, July, and August.

identification
Body varies around 1.5mm in length and is almost entirely dark brown with red sub-integumental pigment. Forewings, antennal segment 3, and tarsi are a lighter brown. Hindwings are pale gray except for the base of the wings, which are light brown. Occellar crescents are red in unmacerated specimens. Head is moderately prolonged beyond the eyes and has few dorsal setae in unmacerated specimens. Antennal segment 1 is not enlarged, segment 2 is produced at an outer angle and the produced tip is acute. Segment 6 and the style (consisting of segments 7 and 8) are not unusually long. The thorax lacks stout setae, though the pronotum has 2 pairs of prominent epimeral setae. Mesoscutum has anterior scalloped striae. Males are brachypterous. Abdominal tergites lack scallops, and sternites have transverse striae, except for posterior line, which is scalloped (Stannard, 1968).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
Not considered a pest species as it doesn't appear to cause damage to grain crops (Bailey, 1957).

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, B.C. Yukon, NWT. (Chiasson, 1986), former USSR, Europe, Sweden, North America, Central America (Ananthakrishnan, 1984).

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3391



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