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Tetranychus ludeni
(red spider mite)

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Tetranychus ludeni (red spider mite)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 11 October 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tetranychus ludeni
  • Preferred Common Name
  • red 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

  • Tetranychus ludeni Zacher

Preferred Common Name

  • red spider mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Epitetranychus ludeni
  • Septanychus deviatarsus
  • Tetranychus deviatarsus

International Common Names

  • Spanish: acaro rojo
  • French: acarien rouge
  • Portuguese: acaro vermelho (Brasil)

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: ácaro-vermelho
  • Germany: Spinnmilbe, Salbei-

EPPO code

  • TETRLU (Tetranychus ludeni)

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: Tetranychus
  •                                         Species: Tetranychus ludeni

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

ChinaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-JiangsuPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
IndiaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Andhra PradeshPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-AssamPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-BiharPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-DelhiPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-HaryanaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-JharkhandPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-KarnatakaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-KeralaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-MeghalayaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-OdishaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-RajasthanPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-West BengalPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
IraqPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
IsraelPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
JapanPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-HokkaidoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-HonshuPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-KyushuPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Ryukyu ArchipelagoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
KazakhstanPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
TaiwanPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ThailandPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

Africa

AlgeriaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
BeninPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
EgyptPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
KenyaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
MadagascarPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
MalawiPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
MauritiusPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
MoroccoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
MozambiquePresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
South AfricaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
Spain
-Canary IslandsPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
SwazilandPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ZambiaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ZimbabwePresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

North America

MexicoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
USAPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-CaliforniaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-ConnecticutPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-HawaiiPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-LouisianaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-MissouriPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

Central America and Caribbean

Costa RicaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011; Aguilar and Murillo, 2012
El SalvadorPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
HondurasPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
NicaraguaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
BrazilPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Minas GeraisPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011; Soares et al., 2012
-ParanaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-PernambucoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Rio Grande do SulPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Santa CatarinaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Sao PauloPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ChilePresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ColombiaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
ParaguayPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
VenezuelaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

Europe

FrancePresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-France (mainland)PresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
GermanyAbsent, reported but not confirmedCABI/EPPO, 2011
GreecePresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
PortugalPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-MadeiraPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Portugal (mainland)PresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
SpainPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Spain (mainland)PresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Australian Northern TerritoryPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-New South WalesPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-QueenslandPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-South AustraliaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-TasmaniaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-VictoriaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
Cook IslandsPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
FijiPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
French PolynesiaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
New CaledoniaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011
New ZealandPresentCABI/EPPO, 2011

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Amblyseius rhododendronis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Amblyseius tetranychivorus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Labidura riparia Predator Adults/Nymphs
Neoseiulus longispinosus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Oligota oviformis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Pardosa crassipalpis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Phytoseiulus persimilis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Scolothrips indicus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Scolothrips sexmaculatus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Scymnus croccivora Predator Adults/Nymphs
Stethorus pauperculus Predator Adults/Nymphs

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