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Life-styles of Phytoseiid mites and their roles in biological control.
This review categorizes the diversity of life-styles in the Phytoseiidae, based primarily on food habits and related biological and morphological traits. The life-styles proposed are as follows: Type… Expand
Revision of the lifestyles of phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and implications for biological control strategies
ABSTRACT A new classification of lifestyles of phytoseiid mites is proposed based on the findings and suggestions from many studies conducted in the fifteen years since the publication of the… Expand
Illustrated keys and diagnoses for the genera and subgenera of the Phytoseiidae of the world (Acari: Mesostigmata).
A revised catalog of the mite family Phytoseiidae
Mites of the family Phytoseiidae are the most common predators of phytophagous mites on most plant species. Some species are widely studied and used for the biological control of mite pests. Many new… Expand
A review of the subfamily Amblyseiinae Muma (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Part III. the tribe Amblyseiini Wainstein, subtribe Amblyseiina n. subtribe
Abstract The tribe Amblyseiini Wainstein is diagnosed and 3 new subtribes are proposed: Amblyseiina n. subtribe, Proprioseiopsina n. subtribe, and Arrenoseiina n. subtribe. The subtribe Amblyseiina… Expand
A review of the subfamily Amblyseiinae Muma (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Part ii. The tribe Kampimodromini Kolodochka
Abstract The tribe Kampimodromini Kolodochka is revised herein and the tribe is reviewed. Four new genera are proposed: Parakampimodromus n. gen., Kampimoseiulella n. gen., Paraamblyseiulella n. gen.… Expand
A review of the subfamilies Phytoseiinae and Typhlodrominae (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
Abstract The family Phytoseiidae Berlese is considered to be comprised of 3 subfamilies: Amblyseiinae Muma, Phytoseiinae Berlese and Typhlodrominae New status. The taxa comprising the subfamilies… Expand
A review of the subfamily Amblyseiinae Muma (Acari: Phytoseiidae): Part I. Neoseiulini new tribe
Abstract Neoseiulini new tribe is considered to be comprised of eight genera, one of which is new, with a total of 321 nominal species. These genera are reviewed to the level of species groups and… Expand
ECOLOGY OF TETRANYCHID MITES AND THEIR NATURAL ENEMIES: A REVIEW III. BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY AND PEST STATUS, AND HOST PLANT RELATIONS OF TETRANYCHIDS
The literature pertaining to the bionomics of some of the most important tetranychids is reviewed. Considerable attention is paid to the possibilities of spider mites reaching pest levels as a… Expand
Ecology of tetranychid mites and their natural enemies: A review: I. Tetranychid enemies: Their biological characters and the impact of spray practices
The two papers presented here were prepared at the request of the Special Committee of the International Biological Program, as part of a broad program on the ecology and natural control of spider… Expand