Frankliniella tritici

They can directly damage commercial crops, and can be a vector for tospoviruses, a form of plant virus. This species particularly affects small fruit production in the United States, including strawberries, grapes, blueberries and blackberries but can also affect alfalfa, oats, beans and asparagus crops.

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Common NamesFlower Thrips
Preservation OptionAlcohol


Specimens sold in alcohol are sent in clear, archival-quality glass vials with poly-seal caps to prevent evaporation. They are sent with alcohol-proof, typed specimen data labels.

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