|scientific name Aeolothrips nasturtii |
Guillardia aristata, Epilobium angustifolium, white spruce, Wild rye grass.
Adults collected in May through August.
The body is unicolorous, with red subintegumental pigment. Antennal segment 3 is yellow with a brown ring at the apex of the segment (Stannard, 1968), and antennal segment 6 is twice as long as segment 7 (Bailey, 1951). Wings are narrow and have a distinct hump in the center of the fore-margin (Bailey, 1951). Forewings have 2 separate, and complete, dark cross bands. Abdominal segment 1 is not strongly cross-striated (Stannard, 1968).
This species is predaceous (Chiasson, 1986), but prey species are undocumented.
Alberta, California (Chiasson, 1986).
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