Entomology Collection TitleImage Bugs Pinned
Species Page - Apterothrips secticornis
species list search results ->Apterothrips secticornis ->species page

E-mail this Page   
Print this Page   
Link to this Page   

scientific name    Apterothrips secticornis    

habitat
Ledum, spruce, Salix, sedges, Eleaguus, on flowers, in meadows (Chiasson, 1986).

seasonality
Adults collected in June through September.

identification
The body is usually dark brown in colour (Mound and Kibby, 1998), though there is a yellow form in which the thorax, abdominal segment 1, and the legs are yellow (Heming). This species is wingless, with 8-segmented antennae. It is differentiated from the one other species in this genus by the 7-lobed sternal craspedum (Mound and Kibby, 1998).

life history
Undocumented.

conservation
This species is one of two in the genus, and occurs only in North America (Mound and Kibby,1998).

diet info
Undocumented.

range
Holarctic (Mound and Marullo, 1996).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=3519



Comments (0)Add New Comment

Comments are published according to our submission guidelines. The EH Strickland Entomological Museum does not necessarily endorse the views expressed.

Add New Comment (all fields are required)
Validation:

CLICK TO ENLARGE
Related Species Info
Authorship
Display Hierarchy
References (3)
Specimen Info
There are 89 specimens of this species in the online database
Map Distribution
Adult Seasonal Distributioncreate a collection histogram with specimens
Specimen List (89)

 

Logo Department of Museums and Collections ServicesLogo University of Alberta