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Thrips

Notes:

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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3 Comments

oxyjack
oxyjack 9 years ago

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

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 9 years ago

Thank you so much!!

oxyjack
oxyjack 9 years ago

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

LealikiKanoa
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LealikiKanoa

Florida, USA

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

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