KWIK-KEY

(for immature or wingless adult insects)

Answer for Your Specimen:

Mouthparts are best described as:

1. Rasping-sucking;  stylets housed in ventral cone-shaped structure; body spindle-shaped

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Order:  Thysanoptera (in part)

2. Piercing-sucking;  stylets enclosed in a hinged, jointed proboscis

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