Gynaikothrips ficorum

Characteristic leaf galls or rolls form. Older galls may provide shelter for natural enemies or other pest microarthropods. Ficus microcarpa is preferred, but F. retusa, viburnum, and citrus are also hosts.

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Common NamesCuban Laurel 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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