The flower thrips are seasonal animal that usually come out during the months of May to July. The female thrips tend to be bigger than the males and also a different color. Females are a yellow color with pale grey bands while males are more of a pale yellow to white color. Both genders have strap like wings with like hairs on the end to help them be more aerodynamic and to savor energy. The flower thrip is considered a pest because they destroy the crops, especially vegetables and fruit. They can also bite people if annoyed and bothered enough (Lewis  1973).

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