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Ooops - I tried to open a new tab in firefox and it didn't work - when I just clicked on the link it opened a new page and worked fine.

What can I say - hmmmm
 

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Umm, that's an excellent site Marco, I'm going to put a link up in the links/resources page also.

Thanks too for your good timing. I need to write that article I'm doing on IPM this weekend and there is a lot of helpful information there. :)
 

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Thanks for the link, its the best insect site I've seen! The photos are great.

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Marco said:
Neway's whats "IPM"?
integrated pest management

I had to laugh, on that site when they referred to the Western Flower Thrip as WFT all I could think of is "thrips, WTF??" My thrips are dead now tho. :)
I should send 'em some photos of my besseae leaf damage; pretty classic according to that site.
 

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Heather, what color are your mature thrips? I have these annoying green bugs that aren't fungus gnats flying around. They showed up ever since i started opening my windows. They're about as big as fungus gnats but they're green and have dark red/black eyes. I think they're winged aphids but i'm not sure. It doesn't look like the winged aphids from this site though. **shrugs**
 

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Thrips (well mine anyway) were charcoal grey. They don't fly very well, according to that site (and I saw no wings on them but I didn't have any way to magnify them so who knows...)

Sounds like you have some kind of aphid to me (but not certain...)
 

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Marco said:
Heather, what color are your mature thrips? I have these annoying green bugs that aren't fungus gnats flying around. They showed up ever since i started opening my windows. They're about as big as fungus gnats but they're green and have dark red/black eyes. I think they're winged aphids but i'm not sure. It doesn't look like the winged aphids from this site though. **shrugs**
many thrips i see are yellow, some are grey or black-ish.
hmmm, might be a winged aphid. aphids come in every color of the rainbow and probably many more that aren't in a rainbow....they also come in many different sizes.
 

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