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False Spider Mite

Scientific Name
Brevipalpus sp.
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Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Prodorsal projection present; prodorsum with 3 pairs of setae. Hysterosoma with 1-3 pairs of dorsocentral setae and 6-7 pairs of lateral setae. Pregenital shield and genital flap well developed; 1 pair of pregenital setae, 2 pairs of genital setae and 2 pairs of anal setae present; postanal setae absent. Ventral setae 3a and 4a situated on hysterosoma.

References

- Baker, E.W. & Tuttle, D.M. (1987). The False Spider Mites of Mexico (Tenuipalpidae: Acari). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin, No. 1706, 137 pp.

- Jeppson, Keifer, Baker (1995). Mites injurious to economic plants, 615pp
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
19/04/2011 07:05 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 03:07 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) False Spider Mite (Brevipalpus sp.) Updated on 5/8/2014 3:07:57 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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