Behavioural studies on eriophyoid mites: an overview

@article{Michalska2009BehaviouralSO,
  title={Behavioural studies on eriophyoid mites: an overview},
  author={Katarzyna Michalska and Anna Skoracka and Denise N{\'a}via and James W. Amrine},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
  year={2009},
  volume={51},
  pages={31-59}
}
Eriophyoid mites are excellent candidates for ethological research using the approaches of behavioural ecology and sociobiology. These tiny haplodiploid mites are highly specialized plant parasites, producing galls, forming nests, inhabiting refuges or living freely on plants. They reproduce via spermatophores deposited on a substrate and without pairing, which is a fascinating, though still poorly understood, mode of reproduction widespread in some groups of arthropods. Eriophyoid males can be… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 161 references

Population sex ratio in three species of eriophyoid mites differing in degree of sex dissociation

  • K Michalska, DR Mańkowski
  • 2006
Highly Influential
20 Excerpts

A first view on factors influencing spermatophore deposition by the eriophyoid mite Cecidophyopsis hendersoni (Keifer)

  • K Michalska, A Shi
  • Phytophaga
  • 2004
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

From biological control to biological insight: rust-mite induced

  • I Leśna, CGM Conijn, MW Sabelis
  • 2004
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Distribution of asymmetrical and symmetrical sperm storage in the Eriophyoidea and its

  • GN Oldfield
  • 1999
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Spermatophore deposition and guarding in the free-living eriophyid mite Vasates robiniae (Acari)

  • K Michalska
  • Behaviour
  • 1999
Highly Influential
19 Excerpts

Reproductive behaviour of some species of eriophyoid mites

  • K Michalska
  • Ph.D. Thesis, Warsaw University of Life Sciences,
  • 1997
Highly Influential
14 Excerpts

Sociality and kin selection in Acari

  • Y Saito
  • 1997
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Evolutionary ecology: life history patterns, food plant choice and dispersal

  • MW Sabelis, J Bruin
  • 1996
Highly Influential
14 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…