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Abstract

Homeopronematus anconai (Baker) (Acari: Tydeidae) predation on citrus flat mite, Brevipalpus lewisi McGregor (Acari: Tenuipalpidae).

Abstract

Adults and nymphs of Homeopronematus anconai were observed to feed on eggs of Brevipalpus lewisi in the laboratory. It is suggested that both H. anconai and Metaseiulus occidentalis may prey on B. lewisi on grapes.