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Mites: Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour
A comprehensive natural history of mites - a standard reference that covers not only housemites but all others too, illustrated with stunning scanning electron microscope images.
Living on leaves: mites, tomenta, and leaf domatia.
- D. Walter
- Biology, Medicine
- Annual review of entomology
Structures on the surfaces of leaves strongly affect phylloplane mites. Glandular trichomes defend against some plant parasites but can also mire predators. However, leaves with tomenta of… Expand
Arthropod regulation of micro- and mesobiota in below-ground detrital food webs
Over the past four decades ecosystem scientists have stressed that biotic and abiotic system components must be studied in concert. This philosophy maintains that an ecosystem is a harmonious… Expand
Revision of the Australian ascidae (Acarina : Mesostigmata)
Ascid mites are an important component of the predatory meiofauna in soil, on vegetation, and in association with other animals, yet the Australian fauna is almost unknown. At least 15 genera of… Expand
Potential Role of Nematophagous Microarthropods as Biotic Mortality Factors of Entomogenous Nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae, Heterorhabditidae)
Potential for nematophagous mites and Collembola to reduce survival of entomogenous nematodes was tested in laboratory studies. The majority of the arthropods tested were observed feeding on… Expand
Simulation model for the effects of climate change on temperate grassland ecosystems
Abstract We studied the responses of temperate grasslands to climate change using a grassland ecosystem model which simulates seasonal dynamics of shoots, roots, soil water, mycorrhizal fungi,… Expand
Assessment of the usefulness of ribosomal 18S and mitochondrial COI sequences in Prostigmata phylogeny.
Biodiversity of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) in tree canopies and litter.
Australian species of Lasioseius (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae): the porulosus group and other species from rainforest canopies
Approximately 100 species of Lasioseius have been described worldwide, yet only two species have been reported from Australia (L. boomsmai Womersley and L. queenslandicus Womersley). We recently… Expand