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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thrips.

Usage examples (4)
  • Thrips = Thysanoptera, most adults around 1 or 2 mm. (singular form ends in s)
  • In this case the insect was an unidentified species of thrips Thysanoptera and the empty shells was the common North American snail Zonitoides arboreus.
  • Physopoda: bladder-footed: = Thysanoptera; q.v. Phytophaga: plant-eaters: beetles in which the 4th and 5th tarsal joints are anchylosed and the 3d is lobed.
  • Thysanoptera for more
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