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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The insect order Thysanoptera consists of approximately 5,800 described species in 2 suborders and 9 families (Diffie et al.
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.
Keys for the identification of the genera of the order Thysanoptera.