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scientific name    Aeolothrips nasturtii    

habitat
Guillardia aristata, Epilobium angustifolium, white spruce, Wild rye grass.

seasonality
Adults collected in May through August.

identification
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).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
Undocumented.

diet info
This species is predaceous (Chiasson, 1986), but prey species are undocumented.

range
Alberta, California (Chiasson, 1986).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3500



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