citrus thrips

noun

Definition of citrus thrips

: a small yellow thrips (Scirtothrips citri) that is a major pest of citrus, especially the orange, in the southwestern U.S.

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“Citrus thrips.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citrus%20thrips. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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