Image Number: 4723006

Biological Control
leaf distortion and stunting of the plants is characteristic of feeding by adults and larvae
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Thysanoptera
Suborder: Tubulifera
Family: Phlaeothripidae
Subfamily: Phlaeothripinae
Genus: Amynothrips
Subject: Amynothrips andersoni O'Neill, 1968


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Alternanthera
Subject: Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Image last updated:
Wednesday, March 28, 2001