Idolothrips spectrum – adult form

These are one of the most common insects in Australia, forming colonies of hundreds on dead Eucalypt leaves.

Idolothrips spectrum
 (male)
Early April 2012
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna
Identification and introductory information thanks to Laurence Mound
 
Mid January 2012
Mount Wellington/ kunanyi
Idolothrips spectrum  Idolothrips spectrum
Mid June 2014
Knocklofty Reserve, Hobart/nipaluna

   

Early November 2017
Kingston Beach

Early April 2019
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay

    

Mid December 2021
Mount Field National Park

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Late October 2023
Kelcey Tiers, Devonport
Photos KE

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Late October 2023
Kelcey Tiers, Devonport
Photos KE

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