Frankliniella hemerocallis, Crawford, 1948,

Cavalleri, Adriano & Mound, Laurence A., 2012, Toward the identification of Frankliniella species in Brazil (Thysanoptera, Thripidae), Zootaxa 3270, pp. 1-30: 10

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Frankliniella hemerocallis


hemerocallis Crawford, 1948 

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Described from USA, this dark bodied thrips has been found in Central America and Japan in association with Hemerocallis  lilies. In Brazil, Lima (1997) recorded several females on Crotalaria indica  ( Fabaceae  ) in São Paulo. This species has bicoloured fore wings and lacks metanotal campaniform sensilla. The posteromarginal comb on abdominal tergite VIII has short microtrichia arising from broad bases.