|scientific name Chirothrips patruelis |
Grasses, sedges, Hordeum jubatum, Melilotus sp., Urtica sp. (Chiasson, 1986).
Adults collected from May through August.
Body is slender. Antennal segment 1 not enlarged, and segment 2 is barely produced at the apex. Vertex of the head with three pairs of setae. Interocellar setae are located slightly in front of the fore ocellus. The mesonotum and metanotum both lack numerous short stout setae, though there are a few pairs present (Stannard, 1968).
This is the dominant Chirothrips sp. in Alberta (Chiasson, 1986).
Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. (Chiasson, 1986), Maine, New York (Stannard, 1968).
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