Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States




Image Number: 4723006
Subject: alligatorweed thrips
Insecta > Thysanoptera > Phlaeothripidae
Amynothrips andersoni O'Neill
Host: alligatorweed
Magnoliopsida > Caryophyllales > Amaranthaceae
Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.
Photographer: Gary Buckingham, USDA ARS
Descriptor: Biological Control
Description: leaf distortion and stunting of the plants is characteristic of feeding by adults and larvae
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Gary Buckingham, USDA ARS,
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