Germantown, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA December 24, 2007 Size: ~1.5 mm
What seems to be a thrip inside an empty snail shell (Zonitoides arboreus) found in a soil sample from a forested park. The thrip was ~1.5 mm long; had a black body; tip of abdomen was drawn out and pointed; antennae were light colored. It refused to come out of the shell.
Contributed by Aydin Örstan on 28 December, 2007 - 5:58pm Last updated 25 February, 2010 - 2:05pm
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