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Oligonychus pratensis
(spider mite)

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Oligonychus pratensis (spider mite)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Oligonychus pratensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • spider 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

  • Oligonychus pratensis Banks

Preferred Common Name

  • spider mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Oligonychus simplex
  • Paratetranychus heteronychus
  • Paratetranychus pratensis
  • Paratetranychus simplex
  • Reckiella pratensis
  • Tetranychus pratensis
  • Tetranychus simplex

International Common Names

  • English: banks grass mite; banks grass, mite
  • Spanish: acaro
  • French: acarien; tétranyque des prés

EPPO code

  • OLIGPR (Oligonychus pratensis)

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: Oligonychus
  •                                         Species: Oligonychus pratensis

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: 10 Jan 2020

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Amblyseius scyphus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Dictyna consulta Predator Adults/Nymphs
Feltiella macgregori Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia convergens Predator Adults/Nymphs
Neoseiulus californicus Predator Adults/Nymphs Texas; USA; Texas maize
Neoseiulus fallacis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Neoseiulus setulus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Neozygites adjarica Pathogen
Orius insidiosus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Phytoseiulus persimilis Predator Adults/Nymphs Texas; USA; Texas maize

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