Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Tetranychus neocaledonicus
(spider mite)



Tetranychus neocaledonicus (spider mite)


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

  • Tetranychus neocaledonicus André

Preferred Common Name

  • spider mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Eotetranychus neocaledonicus
  • Tetranychus cucurbitae
  • Tetranychus equatorius

International Common Names

  • Spanish: acaro
  • French: acarien

EPPO code

  • TETRNC (Tetranychus neocaledonicus)

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 neocaledonicus

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 bibens Predator Adults/Nymphs
Amblyseius masiaka Predator Adults/Nymphs
Amblyseius vazimba Predator Adults/Nymphs
Brumoides suturalis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Cheilomenes sexmaculata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Illeis cincta Predator Adults/Nymphs
Stethorus madecassus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Stethorus proximus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Typhlodromus pilosus Predator Adults/Nymphs

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