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Phytoseiulus persimilis

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Phytoseiulus persimilis

Summary

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  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phytoseiulus persimilis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •         Class: Arachnida
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Phytoseiulus persimilis predatory mites (orange-red individuals), in a colony of T. urticae.
TitleNatural enemy
CaptionPhytoseiulus persimilis predatory mites (orange-red individuals), in a colony of T. urticae.
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Phytoseiulus persimilis predatory mites (orange-red individuals), in a colony of T. urticae.
Natural enemyPhytoseiulus persimilis predatory mites (orange-red individuals), in a colony of T. urticae.©Horticulture Research International

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot

Other Scientific Names

  • Amblyseius tardi
  • Phytoseiulus riegeli

Local Common Names

  • Netherlands: Roofmijt

EPPO code

  • PHSLRI (Phytoseiulus persimilis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Order: Parasitiformes
  •                             Suborder: Mesostigmata
  •                                 Family: Phytoseiidae
  •                                     Genus: Phytoseiulus
  •                                         Species: Phytoseiulus persimilis

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 Dec 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EgyptPresent
KenyaPresent
LibyaPresent
RéunionPresent
South AfricaPresent
TunisiaPresent

Asia

ArmeniaPresent
ChinaPresent
-BeijingPresent
-FujianPresent
-ShanghaiPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
IndiaPresent
IranPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
-HonshuPresent
TaiwanPresent
TurkeyPresent
VietnamPresent

Europe

BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CyprusPresent
CzechiaPresentIntroduced1974
CzechoslovakiaPresent
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresent
DenmarkPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
IrelandPresent
ItalyPresent
-SardiniaPresent
-SicilyPresent
LatviaPresent
MoldovaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
RomaniaPresent
SpainPresent
SwedenPresent
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
United StatesPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-MassachusettsPresent
-OhioPresent
-TexasPresent
-WashingtonPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-New South WalesPresent
-QueenslandPresent
-South AustraliaPresent
-TasmaniaPresent
-VictoriaPresent
New CaledoniaPresent
New ZealandPresent

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