order Thysanoptera

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Noun1.order Thysanoptera - thrips
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
thysanopter, thysanopteron, thysanopterous insect - an insect of the order Thysanoptera
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Lastly, 1 insect in the order Thysanoptera was captured, but damaged, making it impossible to identify to the family level.
According to the traditional and widely accepted classification of the order Thysanoptera (Priesner, 1961), the order Thysanoptera has been divided into two suborders: Terebrantia and Tubulifera.