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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 11 years ago

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

LealikiKanoa
LealikiKanoa 11 years ago

Thank you so much!!

oxyjack
oxyjack 11 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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