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The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst, a threat to palms in the Americas (Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae)
Abstract The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst. is reported for the first time from the Americas, in Martinica.
First Record of Raoiella indica (Hirst, 1924) (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Guadeloupe and Saint Martin, West Indies
The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae), described in 1924 from coconut leaves in India, spread to the Near East, Mauritius, Reunion and Russia and became an importantExpand
Studies on how Phytoseiid mites feed on spider mites and pollen
ABSTRACT Galendromus occidentalis, Phytoseiulus fragariae, Euseius stipulatus, Amblyseius similoides and Iphiseius degenerans feed on spider mites by cutting into the cuticle of the prey with theirExpand
Studies of cheliceral and deutosternal morphology of some phytoseiidae (Acari : Mesostigmata) by scanning electron microscopy
ABSTRACT The female chelicerae are described, figured and compared for 15 species in 8 genera of phytoseiid mites. Lobes, hyaline expansions on the fixed digit of female chelicerae, not alwaysExpand
A new deuterogynous eriophyid mite (Acari: Eriophyidae) with dimorphic males from Caesalpinia echinata (Caesalpiniaceae) from Brazil: description and biological observations
Abstract Aceria inusitata Britto and Navia n. sp. (Acari: Eriophyidae) is described from protogynes, deutogynes and two forms of males occurring under a “patches of webbing” from “pau-brasil,”Expand
A Preliminary Report on the Tetranychidae (Acarina) of Brazil
Thirty-five species of Brazilian Tetranychidae are discussed, of which 7 are new: Oligonychus steinhaueri , Schizotetranychus rhynosperus , Eotetranychus nigrens , Platytetranychus spatulatus , P.Expand
Two new genera and three new species of Eriophyidae (Acari) from the Brazilian pine, Araucaria angustifolia (Araucariaceae)
Abstract Araucarioptes n. g., A. scutifera n. sp., Tecarus n. g., Tecarus curinomos n. sp. and Acaphyllisa araucariae n. sp. (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.)Expand
A new genus and five new species of Eriophyoidea (Prostigmata) associated with palm trees from Brazilian Amazon
A new genus and five new species of eriophyoid mites associated with native palm trees (Arecaceae) are described from Brazilian Amazon. The new genus and two new species are in the familyExpand