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Species Thrips tabaci - Onion Thrips

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Family Thripidae
Subfamily Thripinae
Genus Thrips
Species tabaci (Onion Thrips)
Size
Adults up to 2 mm.
Life Cycle
14 to 30 days
Remarks
Almost worldwide. They are a severe pest of onions and related plants. They can also attack cabbage, cotton, tomatoes, and almost any cultivated plant.
Likely a non-native species