Welcome to the Order Thysanoptera page, also known as thrips!
Information about Thysanoptera in general:
- Range in size from 0.5mm to 5mm (0.02in. to 0.2in.) in length and have short antennae.
- Wings are long and very narrow and lined with hairs.
- Many are plant eaters and some are vectors of plant disease.
- A few species of thrips may bite people.
Thysanoptera identified and listed in alphabetical order by family name.