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scientific name    Odontothrips loti    

habitat
Lotus, Anthyllis, Ononis, and on various herbs and trees.

seasonality
Adults collected in June and July.

identification
The body varies from 1.3 to 1.8mm in length, and is dark brown. Antennal segments 3 and 4, fore tibiae, and all tarsi are yellowish brown. Fore wings are brown, with a whitish sub-basal band. The head is wider than long and interocellar setae are well developed and long. Antennal segment 6 has a broad base, and is barely pedicellate. The sense cone on antennal segment 6 has an enlarged base. The mouth cone is long and pointed (Stannard, 1968). The apex of each foretibia has a stout claw, and abdominal tergites 2 to 7 are weakly striate lateral to the median setae (Pitkin, 1972).

life history
Introduced from Europe (Stannard, 1968).

conservation
Undocumented.

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, B.C. (Chiasson, 1986), Europe (Pitkin, 1972).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3465



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