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scientific name    Chirothrips patruelis    

habitat
Grasses, sedges, Hordeum jubatum, Melilotus sp., Urtica sp. (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Adults collected from May through August.

identification
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).

life history
This is the dominant Chirothrips sp. in Alberta (Chiasson, 1986).

conservation
Undocumented.

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. (Chiasson, 1986), Maine, New York (Stannard, 1968).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3392



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