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I always run into these little arthropods within folded up leaves. The black individual seems to be the mature one, while the beige-white individuals are larvae, I presume.

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oxyjack 6 years ago

You're welcome! And you're right, the paler ones are the juveniles.

LealikiKanoa 6 years ago

Thank you so much!!

oxyjack 6 years ago

That tiny little insect is a thrips. (yes thrips is both singular and plural, no idea why).

Florida, USA

Lat: 26.08, Long: -80.77

Spotted on Apr 23, 2012
Submitted on Apr 23, 2012

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