A photo-based key of thrips (Thysanoptera) associated with horticultural crops in Florida

Authors

  • Jeffrey D. Cluever University of Florida
  • Hugh A. Smith University of Florida

Keywords:

morphology, systematics, taxonomy, IPM guide, identification

Abstract

A dichotomous key is presented to aid in the identification of adult and larval stages of 20 thrips species commonly associated with horticultural crops in Florida.

Key Words: morphology; systematics; taxonomy; IPM guide; identification

Resumen

Se presenta una clave dicotómica para ayudar en la identificación de los adultos y los estadios larvales de 20 especies de trips, comúnmente asociadas con cultivos hortícolas en la Florida.

Palabras Clave: morfología; sistemática; taxonomía; guia MIP; identificación

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Author Biographies

Jeffrey D. Cluever, University of Florida

former graduate student, Department of Entomology and Nematology

Hugh A. Smith, University of Florida

Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

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Published

2017-08-06

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Research Papers