Leptothrips mali (Fitch)
Thysanoptera: Thripidae (Thrips)
Adult is slender, sharply pointed, blue-black with silvery wings that are held over the abdomen.
Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide
The adult is a slender, sharply pointed, blue-black insect with silvery wings, which are held over the abdomen (A). The nymph is nearly colorless after hatching, but soon turns a dark maroon as it matures (B).