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Abstract

First record of Raoiella indica Hirst, 1924 (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Guatemala.

Abstract

The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae), is recorded for the first time in Guatemala. This invasive mite was found in the departments of Petén and Izabal infesting coconut palm (Cocos nucifera Linnaeus), Christmas palm (Adonidia merrillii (Becc.)) and pygmy date palm (Phoenix roebelenii O'Brien).