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Species Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis - Greenhouse Thrips

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Family Thripidae
Subfamily Panchaetothripinae
Genus Heliothrips
Species haemorrhoidalis (Greenhouse Thrips)
Explanation of Names
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouché 1833)
Range
native to South America, now occurs worldwide in the tropics and sub-tropics and probably over much of the world in greenhouses[Cite:185010]
Food
Many ornamental plants kept in greenhouses[Cite:185010]
Remarks
First detected in the US in 1870s. A pest of greenhouse plants. The larval parasite Thripobius semiluteus was introduced into California from Brazil and Australia in the mid-1980s.[Cite:185010]
Internet References
Fact sheet (Denmark & Fasulo 1999-2010)[Cite:185010]