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Biology, Predation, and Life Table of Cydnoseius negevi and Neoseiulus barkeri (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on the Old World Date Mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (Acari: Tetranychidae)
ABSTRACT. The old world date mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) is a severe spider mite pest of date palm in most of the Middle East and North Africa. Considering thatExpand
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A new genus of the subfamily Balaustiinae (Acari: Prostigmata: Erythraeidae) from Saudi Arabia
Abstract Madinahustium acaciaum gen. nov., sp. nov. (Acari: Erythraeidae: Balaustiinae) is described and illustrated from larvae, collected from Acacia sp. (Fabaceae) from Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia.Expand
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Within-Plant Distribution of Twospotted Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Impatiens: Development of a Presence–Absence Sampling Plan
Abstract The twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, is an important pest of impatiens, a floricultural crop of increasing economic importance in the United States. The large amount ofExpand
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Feather mites of the genus Zachvatkinia Dubinin, 1949 (Astigmata: Analgoidea: Avenzoariidae) from Saudi Arabia: A new species and two new records.
Feather mites of the family Avenzoariidae (Acari: Astigmata: Analgoidea) are recorded for the first time in Saudi Arabia. A new avenzoariid species, Zachvatkinia (Zachvatkinia) repressae sp. n.Expand
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A new species of Neoseiulus Hughes, with records of seven species of predatory mites associated with date palm in Saudi Arabia (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
Eight species of phytoseiid mites are reported from date palm orchards in Saudi Arabia. Seven of them were first records forthis country: Neoseiulus bicaudus (Wainstein), N. conterminus (Kolodochka),Expand
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A new species, a new record and a key to the reported stigmaeid species (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae) from Pakistan
Abstract The genus Zetzellia Oudemans (Acariformes: Stigmaeidae) is reported for the first time from Pakistan as well as from South Asia, with a new species Z. sialkotensis sp. nov. The new speciesExpand
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Aesthetic Damage Thresholds for Twospotted Spider Mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Impatiens: Effect of Plant Age and Level of Infestation
Abstract The effects of plant age and infestation level of twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari: Tetranychidae), on visible plant damage, and the effect of plant age on spider miteExpand
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Spatial distribution of predators and prey affect biological control of twospotted spider mites by Phytoseiulus persimilis in greenhouses
Abstract We evaluated the effects of predator release pattern and prey distribution on rate of suppression of the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acari, Tetranychidae) and visualExpand
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The spider mites of the genus Eutetranychus Banks (Acari, Trombidiformes, Tetranychidae) from Saudi Arabia: two new species, a re-description, and a key to the world species
Abstract Two new species of the genus Eutetranychus Banks are described and illustrated based on adult females and males, E.spinosussp. n. from Indigoferaspinosa Forssk (Leguminosae),Expand
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New records and re-descriptions of some phytoseiid species (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Saudi Arabia
ABSTRACT Four phytoseiid species Neoseiulus sinaiticum (Amitai and Siwirski 1982), N. tabularis Chaudhri, Akbar and Rasool 1979, Eusieus eitanae (Swirski and Amitai, 1965) and Proprioseiopsis badryiExpand
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