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Panonychus citri
(citrus red mite)

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Panonychus citri (citrus red mite)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Panonychus citri
  • Preferred Common Name
  • citrus red mite
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •         Class: Arachnida

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Panonychus citri McGregor

Preferred Common Name

  • citrus red mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Metatetranychus citri Pritchard & Baker
  • Panaonychus mori Yokoyama
  • Paratetranychus citri McGregor
  • Tetranychus citri McGregor

International Common Names

  • English: citrus red spider mite; purple mite; red spider mite
  • Spanish: acaro de los citricos; acaro rojo de los cítricos; arana roja del citrico
  • French: acarien rouge des agrumes

Local Common Names

  • Argentina: aranuela de los citrus
  • Brazil: acaro purpureo
  • Germany: Milbe, Rote Zitrus-; Spinnmilbe, Rote Citrus-; Zitrusspinnmilbe, Rote
  • Turkey: kirmizi orumcek

EPPO code

  • METTCI (Panonychus citri)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Superorder: Acariformes
  •                             Suborder: Prostigmata
  •                                 Family: Tetranychidae
  •                                     Genus: Panonychus
  •                                         Species: Panonychus citri

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: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

MoroccoPresent
MozambiquePresent
South AfricaPresent
TunisiaPresent

Asia

AzerbaijanPresent
ChinaPresent
-ChongqingPresent
-FujianPresent
-GuangdongPresent
-GuangxiPresent
-GuizhouPresent
-HubeiPresent
-HunanPresent
-JiangxiPresent
-SichuanPresent
-YunnanPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
GeorgiaPresent
IndiaPresent
-Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPresent
-DelhiPresent
-Himachal PradeshPresentOriginal citation: Meena-Thakur Sangita-Sharma Dinabandhoo CL (2004)
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
-MaharashtraPresent
-PunjabPresent
-West BengalPresent
IranPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
-HokkaidoPresent
-HonshuPresent
-KyushuPresent
-ShikokuPresent
LebanonPresent
MalaysiaPresentOriginal citation: Anon. (1981)
PhilippinesPresent
South KoreaPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
TurkeyPresent
VietnamPresent

Europe

CroatiaPresent
CyprusPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresent
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresent
FrancePresent
GreecePresent
ItalyPresent
-SardiniaPresent
PortugalPresent
RussiaPresent
SerbiaPresent2013
Serbia and MontenegroPresent
SpainPresent
-Canary IslandsPresent

North America

BermudaPresent
CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AlbertaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
Costa RicaPresent
CubaPresent
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-ArizonaPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MississippiPresent
-North CarolinaPresent
-OregonPresent
-South CarolinaPresent
-TexasPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-New South WalesPresent
-QueenslandPresent
New ZealandPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresent
-Minas GeraisPresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ChilePresent
ColombiaPresent
PeruPresent
VenezuelaPresentOriginal citation: Anon. (1973)

Growth Stages

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Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Post-harvest, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / abnormal patterns
Fruit / external feeding
Growing point / dieback
Growing point / external feeding
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / abnormal leaf fall
Leaves / abnormal patterns
Leaves / external feeding
Leaves / necrotic areas
Leaves / wilting
Leaves / yellowed or dead
Stems / external feeding
Whole plant / external feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Agistemus exsertus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs China; Sichuan Citrus
Agistemus terminalis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius addoensis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius aerialis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius citri Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius citrifolius Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius eharai Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius elinae Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius herbicolus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs China; China; Guangdong Citrus
Amblyseius lentiginosus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius maai Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius makuwa Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius newsami Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Guangdong
Amblyseius nicholsi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs China; China; Guangdong; Guizhou Citrus
Amblyseius okinawanus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius orientalis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius pseudolongispinosus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius sojaensis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Amblyseius taiwanicus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Anystis baccarum Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen
Chrysoperla carnea Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Clitostethus arcuatus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Clubiona reichlini Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Conwentzia psociformis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Cunaxa africanus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Entomophthora Pathogen
Euseius hibisci Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Euseius mesembrinus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Euseius nicholsi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Euseius ovalis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Euseius stipulatus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs California; Italy; Sardinia Citrus
Euseius tularensis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs USA; California oranges
Galendromus annectens Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Galendromus helveolus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Halmus chalybeus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Harmonia axyridis Predator
Lasioseius scapulatus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Leptomastix dactylopii Parasite
Metaseiulus occidentalis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Neoseiulus californicus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Neoseiulus longispinosus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Oligota kashmirica Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Oligota kashmirica benefica Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Oligota yasumatsui Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Phytoseiulus macropilis Predator
Phytoseiulus persimilis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Italy; Sardinia Citrus
Propylea japonica Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Saula japonica Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Scolothrips takahashii Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Semidalis aleyrodiformis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Serangium bicolor Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus aptus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus chengi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus guangxiensis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus histrio Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Chile lemons; oranges
Stethorus loi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Taiwan Averrhoa carambola
Stethorus nigripes Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Stethorus punctillum Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs Guizhou
Stethorus punctum picipes Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs USA; California oranges
Stethorus siphonulus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs China
Typhlodromips caspiansis Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus exhilaratus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus phialatus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus pini Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus porresi Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus validus Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs
Typhlodromus vulgaris Predator Adults; Arthropods|Nymphs

References

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Aguilar H, 1989. Presence of the red citrus mite Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Carica papaya L. in the southern region of Costa Rica. Manejo Integrado de Plagas, No. 14:61-67

Aguilera P A, 1987. New localities for Stethorus histrio Chazeau (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in Chile. Revista Chilena de Entomologia, 15:33-36

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Baker EW; Tuttle DM, 1994. A guide to the spider mites (Tetranychidae) of the United States. West Bloomfield, USA: Indira Publishing House, 347 pp.

Beattie GAC; Roberts EA; Vanhoff CL; Flack LK, 1991. Effects of climate, natural enemies and biocides on three citrus mites in coastal New South Wales. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 11(4):271-295

Bhagat KC; Nehru RK; Koul VK, 1999. Sap feeding pests of citrus in Jammu. Insect Environment, 5(3):123.

Bolland HR; Gutierrez J; Flechtmann CHW, 1998. World Catalogue of the Spider Mite Family (Acari: Tetranychidae). Leiden, Netherlands: K. Brill, 392 pp.

Chakrabarti S; Maity SP, 1978. Effect of temperature and relative humidity on the life cycle of Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Science and Culture, 44(5):233-234

CIE, 1964. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests. Map No. 192. Panonychus citri. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Ciglar I; Baric B, 1998. Pernicious insects and mites fauna in Croatian orhards. Entomologia Croatica, 4(1/2):63-69; 14 ref.

Corpuz-Raros LA, 2001. New mite pests and new host records of phytophagous mites (Acari) from the Philippines. Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 84(4):341-351.

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Duso C, 1997. The occurrence of Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) in northern Italy: distribution, host range and phenology. Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 32(1/2):141-155; 39 ref.

El-Ghanmi M, 1989. Red citrus mite, Panonychus citri McGregor, identified [in Morocco]. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin, 37(2):97

Fauvel G; Cotton D, 1986. The citrus red mite on hedges of cherry laurel in the Montpellier region. Phytoma, No. 379:41

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Distribution References

Aguilar H, 1989. Presence of the red citrus mite Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Carica papaya L. in the southern region of Costa Rica. (Presencia del acaro rojo de los citricos Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae), sobre Carica papaya L. en la zona sur de Costa Rica.). Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 61-67.

Aguilar-Piedra H, Solano-Guevara A M, 2020. New hosts and records of plant feeding mites for Costa Rica: interval 2013-2018. (Nuevos hospederos y registros de ácaros fitófagos para Costa Rica: período 2013-2018.). Agronomía Costarricense. 44 (1), 9-28. http://www.mag.go.cr/rev_agr/v44n01_009.pdf

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Baker E W, Tuttle D M, 1994. A guide to the spider mites (Tetranychidae) of the United States. West Bloomfield, USA: Indira Publishing House. 347 pp.

Beattie G A C, Roberts E A, Vanhoff C L, Flack L K, 1991. Effects of climate, natural enemies and biocides on three citrus mites in coastal New South Wales. Experimental & Applied Acarology. 11 (4), 271-295. DOI:10.1007/BF01202875

Bhagat K C, Nehru R K, Koul V K, 1999. Sap feeding pests of citrus in Jammu. Insect Environment. 5 (3), 123.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated b. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Chakrabarti S, Maity S P, 1978. Effect of temperature and relative humidity on the life cycle of Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Science and Culture. 44 (5), 233-234.

Ciglar I, Barić B, 1998. Pernicious insects and mites fauna in Croatian orhards. (Fauna štetnih kukaca i grinja u voćnjacima hrvatske.). Entomologia Croatica. 4 (1/2), 63-69.

Corpuz-Raros L A, 2001. New mite pests and new host records of phytophagous mites (Acari) from the Philippines. Philippine Agricultural Scientist. 84 (4), 341-351.

Debalina Mandal, Gupta S K, Sanyal A K, 2016. A report on new records of phytophagous mites on medicinal plants from Eastern Himalayan Region. Records of the Zoological Survey of India. 116 (4), 367-371.

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