Nomina si nescis, perit cognitio rerum (Carl von Linné)
If you know not the names of things, the knowledge of things themselves perishes
According to the meaning of this quotation from Linné »iD« stands for identification. The identification of thrips species, their taxonomy, but also ecological aspects of these insects are the main focus of this website. Besides information on the order Thysanoptera in general, details and photos of many single species are provided.
Furthermore, you will find information on my entomology research. In particular, read more about my previous projects, publications, lectures and my large collection of thrips.
Under service you will find suitable offers concerning analysis of thrips samples, species identification or courses and lectures.
All photos, contents and their presentation on my website are subject to copyright. Download of images is allowed for private use only. Permission to use any of this material may be granted upon written request.