Tag: thrips

Thrips keys

By Matt

Over the past decade two prominent thrips taxonomists, Laurence Mound in Australia and Gerald Moritz in Germany, together with international colleagues, have authored several Lucid Thrips identification tools. The first, a CD for identifying thrips species likely to be intercepted by quarantine officials in Australia, was produced in 1998. This led to further Lucid based…

Thrips of the British Isles

By Matt

This Lucid based identification and information system includes 177 species of thrips that have been taken alive on the British Isles at least once. It provides a means of identifying species, together with an introduction to what is known of the biology and distribution of each species. Developed by Laurence Mound (Australian National Insect Collection,…