Arpediothrips mojave Hood, 1927 (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) brachypters are dealated macropters lacking flight muscles and with longer pronota

@article{Wiesenborn2016ArpediothripsMH,
  title={Arpediothrips mojave Hood, 1927 (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) brachypters are dealated macropters lacking flight muscles and with longer pronota},
  author={W. Wiesenborn},
  journal={The Pan-Pacific Entomologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={92},
  pages={157 - 164}
}
Abstract. Arpediothrips mojave Hood, 1927 is a terebrantian thrips that lives between tightlyclustered leaves at the center of leaf rosettes on Yucca (Agavaceae) plants in the Mojave Desert of North America. Wings on both sexes have been described as present or absent and as macropterous or brachypterous. I examined the wings, lengths of pronota, and pterothoracic muscles of A. mojave collected from Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies leaf clusters and caught in flight-interception traps to… Expand
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