Thysanoptera

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Translingual[edit]

Thrips tabaci (left) and Frankliniella occidentalis (both suborder Terebrantia)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [script needed] (thysanos, fringe) + πτερόν (pterón, wing).

Proper noun[edit]

Thysanoptera

  1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Exopterygota — the thrips—tiny narrow-winged insects that fly using fringes of long setae rather than membranes.

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