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Thrip - Gynaikothrips ficorum

Thrip - Gynaikothrips ficorum
Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
March 12, 2008
Size: ~2 mm
One of several found on curled ficus leaves (I'll post images of the leaf damage as well). Browsing through the University of Florida site, this is likely G. ficorum, the Cuban Laurel thrip.

Images of this individual: tag all
Thrip - Gynaikothrips ficorum Thrip leaf damage - Gynaikothrips ficorum

Moved from Gynaikothrips.

What a spectacular image! Great to see you posting again, Tony.

Excellent image of a very tiny (and fast-moving) critter.

Thanks Eric
I've been busy with work...and taking care of a little grub of my own:)

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