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Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California


Greenhouse thrips

Greenhouse thrips adults and nymphs.

Western flower thrips

Western flower thrips adult

Myoporum thrips

Myoporum thrips damage.

Thrips are tiny slender insects, with fringed wings and piercing mouthparts.  They often leave tiny black dots of excrement on leaves.  They may cause stippling on leaves, and some species cause distortion.

Thrips (general)

related or similar species