Thrips Life Cycle: The life cycle depends on the species of thrips as well as the location, host plant, and other factors. Adult thrips overwinter in.
Adults are very small (less than 1/25 inch) straw-colored or black slender insects Thrip management is a matter of garden maintenance — reducing the places.
The adult thrips are also flyers. Their wings are more like feathers having fringes of hairs, or setae, and are very difficult to see-especially since they keep them.
Thrips (order Thysanoptera) are minute slender insects with fringed wings and unique .. Thrips are hemimetabolous, metamorphosing gradually to the adult form. The first two instars, called larvae or nymphs, are like small wingless adults .
Most adult thrips are elongate, slender, minute (less than 1/20 inch long), and have long fringes on the margins of both pairs of their long, narrow wings.