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Cenopalpus pulcher
(scarlet, mite, flat (England))

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Cenopalpus pulcher (scarlet, mite, flat (England))

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cenopalpus pulcher
  • Preferred Common Name
  • scarlet, mite, flat (England)
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •         Class: Arachnida
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cenopalpus pulcher (Canestrini & Fanzago)

Preferred Common Name

  • scarlet, mite, flat (England)

Other Scientific Names

  • Brevipalpus oudemansi (Geijskes)
  • Brevipalpus pulcher (C. & F.)
  • Brevipalpus pyri
  • Caligonus pulcher
  • Cenopalpus oudemansi
  • Cenopalpus pyri
  • Tenuipalpus oudemansi

International Common Names

  • Spanish: aranuela chata (Arg)

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Milbe, Ziegelrote Spinn-

EPPO code

  • BRVPOU (Cenopalpus pulcher)
  • BRVPPY (Brevipalpus pyri)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Superorder: Acariformes
  •                             Suborder: Prostigmata
  •                                 Family: Tenuipalpidae
  •                                     Genus: Cenopalpus
  •                                         Species: Cenopalpus pulcher

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2021

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Aeolothrips intermedius Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Agistemus exsertus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius enab Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius vignus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Cheletogenes ornatus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Deraeocoris lutescens Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples
Deraeocoris pallens Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples
Euseius gossipi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Orius horvathi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples
Orius laticollis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples
Orius minutus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples
Phytoseiulus persimilis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Phytoseius finitimus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus gilvifrons Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Turkey apples

References

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Barbar, Z., 2016. The mite fauna (Acari) of two Syrian citrus orchards, with notes on their morphology and economic importance. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 21(7/9), 991-1008. http://biotaxa.org/saa

El-Halawany, M. E., Abou-El-Ela, R. G., Esmail, H. M., 1990. Population dynamics of mites and their natural enemies on apple and apricot trees. Agricultural Research Review, 68(1), 59-66.

Enigl, M., Schausberger, P., 2007. Incidence of the endosymbionts Wolbachia, Cardinium and Spiroplasma in phytoseiid mites and associated prey. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 42(2), 75-85. doi: 10.1007/s10493-007-9080-3

Fazal Maula, Khan, I. A., 2015. Temporal response of different apple cultivars to different pest mite complex and their natural enemies in Swat valley of KPK province. Pakistan Entomologist, 37(2), 155-161. http://www.pakentomol.com/Downloads/Issues/2015-2/37-2-14.pdf

Ferreira, M. dos A., 2016. The mite fauna of blackberries in Portugal. (Acarofauna da amora em Portugal). In: V Colóquio National da Produção de Pequenos Frutos, Oeiras, Portugal, 14 e 15 de outubro de 2016 [V Colóquio National da Produção de Pequenos Frutos, Oeiras, Portugal, 14 e 15 de outubro de 2016], Lisbon, Portugal: Associação Portuguesa de Horticultura (APH). 169-176.

Gutierrez, J., Kreiter, S., Bolland, H. R., Cotton, D., 1989. Five species of Tenuipalpidae (Acari, Tetranychoidea) living on conifers in France and three of their predators, the caryotype of Oligomerismus oregonensis. (Cinq espèces de Tenuipalpidae (Acari, Tetranychoidea) vivant en France sur conifères et trois de leurs prédateurs, caryotype d'Oligomerismus oregonensis). Acarologia, 30(1), 51-58.

Haghghadam, Z. M., Arbabi, M., 2012. Study of mites' fauna and their natural enemies on the ornamental plants in greenhouses of Guilan and West Mazandaran province. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences (IJACS), 4(11), 674-679. http://ijagcs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/674-679.pdf

Kasap, İ., Çobanoğlu, S., Pehlİvan, S., Kök, Ș., Baștuğ, G., 2015. Plant pest mite species on pome fruit trees and weeds in the provinces of Çanakkale and Balıkesir. (Çanakkale ve Balıkesir illeri yumușak çekirdekli meyve ağaçları ve yabancı otlar üzerinde bulunan bitki zararlısı akar türleri). Bitki Koruma Bülteni, 55(2), 85-94. http://www.bitkikorumabulteni.gov.tr/index.php/bitki/article/viewFile/1493/1436

Kontschán, J., 2014. Contribution to the Tetranychidae and Tenuipalpidae fauna of Hungary (Acari: Prostigmata). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 49(2), 261-269. doi: 10.1556/APhyt.49.2014.2.12

Rasmy, A. H., Zaher, M. A., Albagoury, M. E., 1972. Mites associated with citrus in the Nile Delta (U.A.R.). Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie, 70(22), 183-186.

Stojnić, B., Mladenović, K., Marić, I., Marčić, D., 2014. Species complexes of predatory mites and spider mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae, Tetranychidae) on cultivated and wild apple trees in Serbia. International Journal of Acarology, 40(7), 485-492. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/taca20

Ueckermann, E. A., Ripka, G., 2016. Three new species and a new record of tenuipalpid mites (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Hungary. Journal of Natural History, 50(15/16), 989-1015. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tnah20

Zaher, M. A., Rasmy, A. H., Abou-Awad, B. A., 1971. Ecological studies on mites infesting deciduous fruit trees in Lower Egypt. Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie, 69(1), 59-64.

Distribution References

Bajwa W I, Krantz G W, Kogan M, 2001. Discovery of Cenopalpus pulcher (C. & F.) (Acari : Tenuipalpidae) in the New World. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 103 (3), 754-756.

Barbar Z, 2016. The mite fauna (Acari) of two Syrian citrus orchards, with notes on their morphology and economic importance. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 21 (7/9), 991-1008. http://biotaxa.org/saa

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Cuppen J G M, 2012. Entomofauna of the Gooi and Vecht area - report of the 165e meeting at Naarden, province of Noord-Holland. (Entomofauna van de Gooi- en Vechtstreek: Verslag van de 165e zomerbijeenkomst te Naarden.). Entomologische Berichten. 72 (3), 151-174. http://www.nev.nl

El-Halawany M E, Abou-El-Ela R G, Esmail H M, 1990. Population dynamics of mites and their natural enemies on apple and apricot trees. Agricultural Research Review. 68 (1), 59-66.

Elmosa H M, 1971. Studies on the biology of Cenopalpus pulcher (C. and F.) (Acarina, Tenuipalpidae) in Baghdad. Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie. 394-6.

Enigl M, Schausberger P, 2007. Incidence of the endosymbionts Wolbachia, Cardinium and Spiroplasma in phytoseiid mites and associated prey. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 42 (2), 75-85. DOI:10.1007/s10493-007-9080-3

Fazal Maula, Khan I A, 2015. Temporal response of different apple cultivars to different pest mite complex and their natural enemies in Swat valley of KPK province. Pakistan Entomologist. 37 (2), 155-161. http://www.pakentomol.com/Downloads/Issues/2015-2/37-2-14.pdf

Ferreira M dos A, 2016. The mite fauna of blackberries in Portugal. (Acarofauna da amora em Portugal.). In: V Colóquio National da Produção de Pequenos Frutos, Oeiras, Portugal, 14 e 15 de outubro de 2016 [V Colóquio National da Produção de Pequenos Frutos, Oeiras, Portugal, 14 e 15 de outubro de 2016.], Lisbon, Portugal: Associação Portuguesa de Horticultura (APH). 169-176.

Gutierrez J, Kreiter S, Bolland H R, Cotton D, 1989. Five species of Tenuipalpidae (Acari, Tetranychoidea) living on conifers in France and three of their predators, the caryotype of Oligomerismus oregonensis. (Cinq espèces de Tenuipalpidae (Acari, Tetranychoidea) vivant en France sur conifères et trois de leurs prédateurs, caryotype d'Oligomerismus oregonensis.). Acarologia. 30 (1), 51-58.

Haghghadam Z M, Arbabi M, 2012. Study of mites' fauna and their natural enemies on the ornamental plants in greenhouses of Guilan and West Mazandaran province. International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences (IJACS). 4 (11), 674-679. http://ijagcs.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/674-679.pdf

Hassan S M, Abo-elghar M R, Elbadry E A, Zohdy G I, 1970. Studies on the chemical control of a fruit tree false spider mite Cenopalpus pulcher, in the United Arab Republic. II. Relationships between temperature and toxicity of three acaricides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 63 (1), 1-2 pp. DOI:10.1093/jee/63.1.1

Hatzinikolis E N, Emmanouel N G, 1987. A revision of the genus Cenopalpus in Greece (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Entomologia Hellenica. 5 (1), 13-26.

Helal E M, Donia A R, El-Hamid M M A, Zakzouk E A, 2000. Abundance of insect and mite species in some citrus orchards. In: Acta Horticulturae [Proceedings of the international conference on integrated fruit production, Leuven, Belgium, 27 July-1 August 1998.], [ed. by Müller W, Polesny F, Verheyden C, Webster A D]. 443-453.

Kasap İ, Çobanoğlu S, Pehlİvan S, Kök Ș, Baștuğ G, 2015. Plant pest mite species on pome fruit trees and weeds in the provinces of Çanakkale and Balikesir. (Çanakkale ve Balıkesir illeri yumușak çekirdekli meyve ağaçları ve yabancı otlar üzerinde bulunan bitki zararlısı akar türleri.). Bitki Koruma Bülteni. 55 (2), 85-94. http://www.bitkikorumabulteni.gov.tr/index.php/bitki/article/viewFile/1493/1436

Kontschán J, 2014. Contribution to the Tetranychidae and Tenuipalpidae fauna of Hungary (Acari: Prostigmata). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica. 49 (2), 261-269. DOI:10.1556/APhyt.49.2014.2.12

Osman M A M, Mahmoud M F, 2008. Seasonal abundance patterns of insects and mites on pear trees during the blooming and fruiting seasons at Ismailia Governorate, Egypt. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection. 47-57. http://www.pist.tn/record/141994

Pogrebnyak S, 1998. Orchard acarocomplex in Ukraine. Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Techniczno-Rolniczej w Bydgoszczy. Ochrona Środowiska. 83-90. https://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=PL1999000688

Rasmy A H, Zaher M A, Albagoury M E, 1972. Mites associated with citrus in the Nile Delta (U.A.R.). Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie. 70 (22), 183-186.

Stojnić B, Mladenović K, Marić I, Marčić D, 2014. Species complexes of predatory mites and spider mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae, Tetranychidae) on cultivated and wild apple trees in Serbia. International Journal of Acarology. 40 (7), 485-492. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/taca20

Ueckermann E A, Ripka G, 2016. Three new species and a new record of tenuipalpid mites (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Hungary. Journal of Natural History. 50 (15/16), 989-1015. http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/tnah20

Zaher M A, Rasmy A H, Abou-Awad B A, 1971. Ecological studies on mites infesting deciduous fruit trees in Lower Egypt. Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie. 69 (1), 59-64.

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