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Tyrophagus putrescentiae
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Tyrophagus putrescentiae (cereal mite)

Summary

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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tyrophagus putrescentiae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cereal 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

  • Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank)

Preferred Common Name

  • cereal mite

Other Scientific Names

  • Acarus putrescentiae
  • Tyroglyphus americanus
  • Tyroglyphus castellanii
  • Tyroglyphus lintneri
  • Tyroglyphus muscae
  • Tyroglyphus nadinus
  • Tyroglyphus putrescentiae
  • Tyrophagus brauni
  • Tyrophagus bulleri
  • Tyrophagus castellanii
  • Tyrophagus lintneri
  • Tyrophagus longior var. castellanii
  • Tyrophagus noxius

International Common Names

  • English: cheese mite; copra itch mite; copra mite; forage mite; mill mite; mold mite; mould mite
  • French: ciron des champignons

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Kobramilbe; Milbe, Amerikanische Champignon-; Milbe, Kopra-

EPPO code

  • TYROPU (Tyrophagus putrescentiae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Superorder: Acariformes
  •                             Order: Astigmata
  •                                 Family: Acaridae
  •                                     Genus: Tyrophagus
  •                                         Species: Tyrophagus putrescentiae

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

Africa

AngolaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EgyptPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KenyaPresentHaines (1974)
ZimbabwePresentNorthcraft (1987)

Antarctica

AntarcticaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ChinaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-AnhuiPresentLi ChaoPin et al. (2008)
-ZhejiangPresentWu GuangRong et al. (1997)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-DelhiPresentGanguly et al. (1993)
-HaryanaPresentWalia and Mathur (1994)
-Himachal PradeshPresentMeena Thakur and Dinabandhoo (2005)
-KeralaPresentBeevi et al. (2004)
-ManipurPresentCABI (Undated a)
-PunjabPresentRaju (1984)
-Uttar PradeshPresentMaurya et al. (1982)
-West BengalPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Mukherjee & Som Choudhury, 1974
IndonesiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IranPresentIrani-Nejad et al. (2007)
IraqPresentMahmood (1992)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JapanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KuwaitPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalaysiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NepalPresentHaines (1974)
PhilippinesPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Corpuz-Raros et al., 1988
SingaporePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
South KoreaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TaiwanPresentTseng (1981)
TurkeyPresentGenç and Özar (1986)

Europe

BelgiumPresentQuoilin (1972)
CzechiaPresentHubert et al. (2009)
CzechoslovakiaPresentSmrž and Čatská (1987)
DenmarkPresentRevsbech and Andersen (1987)
FinlandPresentTerho et al. (1985)
FrancePresentFleurat-Lessard (1976)
GermanyPresentRack (1984)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IrelandPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Emmanuel & Evans, 1979
ItalyPresentPicco and Mangiarotti (1978)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: van (1978)
PolandPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SlovakiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SpainPresentArmentia (1996)
SwedenPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SwitzerlandPresentCABI (Undated a)
United KingdomPresentShave (1984)

North America

BarbadosPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Costa RicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CubaPresentSantos Gotera et al. (2005)
GuatemalaPresentBaker and Delfinado-Baker (1983)
MexicoPresentHoffmann et al. (1972)
PanamaPresentBaker et al. (1987)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-FloridaPresentAlfieri et al. (1979)
-HawaiiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-OhioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-TexasPresentEhler and Frankie (1979)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentNayak (2006)
New ZealandPresentFan QingHai and Zhang ZhiQiang (2007)

South America

BrazilPresentCABI (Undated a)
-BahiaPresentSanches and Flechtmann (1982)
-Minas GeraisPresentOliveira et al. (2007)
-Santa CatarinaPresentLorenzato (1984); Mandelli and Almeida (1984)
-Sao PauloPresentBaggio et al. (1987)
ChilePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ColombiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
PeruPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
VenezuelaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Seeds / external feeding

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Alliphis halleri Predator Adults/Nymphs
Amblyseius agrestis Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Amblyseius barkeri Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Amblyseius mckenziei Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Antennoseius janus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Blattisocius dentriticus Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs Brazil; Santa Catarina garlic
Cheletomorpha lepidopterorum Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs Turkey dried fruits
Cheyletus aversor Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Cheyletus malaccensis Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs Turkey dried fruits
Dendrolaelaps sayedi Predator
Hypoaspis aculeifer Predator
Hypoaspis miles Predator Eggs
Neoseiulus cucumeris Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Orius majusculus Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Paragamasus diversus
Phorocera assimilis Predator Adults/Larvae/Nymphs
Protogamasellus minutus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Rhodacarus roseus Predator Adults/Nymphs

References

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Alfieri SA Jr; Knauss JF; Wehlburg C, 1979. A stem gall - and canker-inciting fungus, new to the United States. Plant Disease Reporter, 63(12):1016-1020.

Armentia A, 1996. Can inhalation of garlic dust cause asthma?. Allergy (Copenhagen), 51(2):137-138; 5 ref.

Baggio D; Figueiredo SM; Flechtmann CHW; Zambon GQ; Miranda SHG, 1987. Survey of Acari in stored cereals in Greater Sao Paulo, Brazil. Anais da Escola Superior de Agricultura 'Luiz de Queiroz', 44:617-626.

Baker EW; Delfinado-Baker M, 1983. New mites (Sennertia: Chptodactylidae) phoretic on honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in Guatemala. International Journal of Acarology, 9(3):117-121.

Baker EW; Roubik DW; Delfinado-Baker M, 1987. The developmental stages and dimorphic males of Chptodactylus panamensis, n. sp. (Acari: Chptodactylidae) associated with solitary bee (Apoidea: Anthophoridae). International Journal of Acarology, 13(1):65-73.

Beevi SN; Priya Mohan; Abhilash B; Saradamma K, 2004. Occurrence of predatory mites on coconut eriophyid mite Aceria guerreronis Keifer in Kerala. Insect Environment, 10(3):131-132.

Bruce WA; Lum PTM, 1979. The effects of UV radiation on stored-product insects. Proceedings of the Second International Working Conference on Stored-Product Entomology, September 10-16, 1978, Ibadan, Nigeria. Savannah, Georgia, USA: United States Department of Agriculture, 271-277.

Corpuz-Raros LA; Sabio GC; Velasco-Soriano M, 1988. Mites associated with stored products, poultry houses and house dust in the Philippines. Philippine Entomologist, 7(3):311-321; 17 ref.

Czaikowska B; Vrie M van de; Kropczynska D, 1988. Mites of the genus Tyrophagus as pests of ornamentals in greenhouses. Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, 53(2b):799-809.

Ehler LE; Frankie GW, 1979. Arthropod fauna of live oak in urban and natural stands in Texas. II. Characteristics of the mite fauna (Acari). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 52(1):86-92.

Emmanuel N; Evans GO, 1979. Survival of mites associated with growing barley through harvest and into storage. In: Rodriguez JG, ed. Recent advances in acarology. Volume I. New York, USA: Academic Press, 299-303.

Fan QingHai; Zhang ZhiQiang, 2007. Tyrophagus (Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae). Fauna of New Zealand, No.56:290 pp.

Fleurat-Lessard F, 1976. Influence of humidity on the development of populations of mites in stored oilseeds and grain. Bulletin, Organisation Europeenne et Mediterraneenne pour la Protection des Plantes, 6(5):391-398.

Ganguly S; Misra RL; Mishra SD, 1993. New disease complex of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa) involving root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita and a mite species. Current Nematology, 4(1):113-114; 3 ref.

Genc H; Ozar AI, 1986. Preliminary investigations on the mites found on stored products in Izmir. Turkiye Bitki Koruma Dergisi, 10(3):175-183.

Genduso P, 1967. Current technique for rearing Opius concolor Szepl. siculus Mon. Bollettino dell'Istituto di Entomologia Agraria e dell'Osservatorio di Fitopatologia di Palermo, 7:9-40.

Gulati R; Mathur S, 1995. Effect of Eucalyptus and Mentha leaves and Curcuma rhizomes on Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae) in wheat. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 19(9):511-518; 12 ref.

Haines CP, 1974. Insects and arachnids from stored products: a report on specimens received by the Tropical Stored Products Centre 1972-1973. London, UK: Tropical Products Institute.

Hoffmann A; Barrera IB de; Mendez C, 1972. New records of mites from Mexico. Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Historia Natural, 33:151-159.

Hubert J; Kucerova Z; Aulicky R; Nesvorna M; Stejskal V, 2009. Differential levels of mite infestation of wheat and barley in Czech grain stores. Insect Science, 16(3):255-262. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ins

Hughes AM, 1976. The mites of stored food and houses. Technical Bulletin, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, No. 9, Ed. 2:[4 +] 400 pp.

Irani-Nejad KH; Rahgozar M; Valizadeh M, 2007. Astigmatic mite fauna of alfalfa fields and their distribution in south west of East Azarbaijan Province. Agricultural Science (Tabriz), 17(1):127-138. http://www.sid.ir/en/JournalList.asp?ID=273&Name=AGRICULTURAL+SCIENCE

Karg W; Mack S, 1986. Mass production and introduction of the oligophagous predator Amblyseius mckenziei Schuster et Pritchard in greenhouse crops. Nachrichtenblatt für den Pflanzenschutz in der DDR, 40(11):227-230.

Kramer KJ; McGregor HE, 1976. Evaluation of hexadecyl cyclopropanecarboxylate for preventive control of the mold mite in stored grain. Journal of Economic Entomology, 69(5):637-638.

Li ChaoPin; Wang XiaoChun; Guo DongMei; Lv WenTao, 2008. Investigation of acaroid mites breeding in stored products of rural areas in Anhui province. Zhongguo Meijieshengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control, 19(2):132-134.

Lorenzato D, 1984. Tests for the control of mites damaging stored garlic (Allium sativum L.). Agronomia Sulriograndense, 20(2):153-165.

Mahmood SH, 1992. Mite fauna of stored grain seeds in central Iraq. Journal of Stored Products Research, 28(3):179-181.

Mandelli MA; Almeida AA, 1984. Survey of insects and mites in stored garlic. XXIV Congresso Brasileiro de Olericultura. I, Reuniao Latino-Americana de Olericultura, Jaboticabal, 16-21 Julho 1984, Resumos e Palestras. Brazil: Sociedade de Olericultura do Brasil, 135.

Maurya KR; Jamil Z; Dev B, 1982. Mite-infestation-pattern in various stored products in Lucknow. Biological Memoirs, 7(2):116-120.

Meena Thakur; Dinabandhoo CL, 2005. Predatory mites associated with phytophagous mites of temperate and sub-tropical fruit trees in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Biological Control, 19(1):81-84.

Mukherjee AB; Som Choudhury AK, 1974. Outbreaks and new records. Plant Protection Bulletin, FAO, 22(2):48-51.

Nayak MK, 2006. Management of mould mite Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae): a case study in stored animal feed. International Pest Control, 48(3):128-130. http://www.researchinformation.co.uk

Northcraft PD, 1987. Revised survey of Acari of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Journal of Agricultural Research, 25(2):143-151.

Oliveira CMde; Návia D; Frizzas MR, 2007. First record of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae) in soybean plants under no tillage in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Ciência Rural, 37(3):876-877. http://www.ufsm.br/ccr/revista

Pagliarini N; Hrlec G, 1982. Results of studies on the effectiveness of some pesticides for the control of stored-product mites. Zastita Bilja, 33(1):51-56.

Picco AM; Mangiarotti AM, 1978. Some observations on Tyrophagus putrescentip (Schrank) infesting strains of fungi in a mycological collection. Rivista di Parassitologia, 39(2/3):71-77.

Prickett AJ; Muggleton J(Editors), 1991. Commercial grain stores 1988/89 England and Wales. Pest incidence and storage practice - part I & part II. HGCA Project Report, London, UK: Home-Grown Cereals Authority, No. 29,I,II:99 pp.;119 pp.

Quoilin J, 1972. Control tests in the greenhouse against Tyrophagus longior var. castellanii Hirst, a pest of young cucumber plants. Bulletin des Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux, 7(1/4):253-259.

Rack G, 1984. Systematics, morphology and biology of mites (Acari) in houses and stores and mites of medical importance. Part IV: the grass mite Bryobia cristata (Duges, 1834) and plagues of grass mites. Praktische Schadlingsbekampfer, 36(7):133-136.

Raju P, 1984. The staggering storage losses - causes and extent. Pesticides, 18(1):35-37.

Revsbech P; Andersen G, 1987. Storage mite allergy among grain elevator workers. Allergy, 42(6):423-429.

Sanches NF; Flechtmann CHW, 1982. The mite fauna of pineapple in Bahia. Anais da Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil, 11(1):147-155.

Santos Gotera MA; Botta Ferret E; Alea Rivero Ede la C, 2005. Catalogue of mites from Sancti Spiritus Province. (Catálogo acarológico de la provincia de Sancti Spíritus.) Fitosanidad, 9(2):3-15.

Shave P, 1984. The coconut - a means of transportation of high humidity dependent organisms. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 120(1444/1447):215.

Smrz J; Catska V, 1987. Food selection of the field population of Tyrophagus putrescentip (Schrank) (Acari, Acarida). Journal of Applied Entomology, 104(4):329-335.

Stables LM, 1980. The effectiveness of some recently developed pesticides against stored-product mites. Journal of Stored Products Research, 16(3/4):143-146.

Terho EO; Husman K; Vohlonen I; Rautalahti M; Tukiainen H, 1985. Allergy to storage mites or cow dander as a cause of rhinitis among Finnish dairy farmers. Allergy, 40(1):23-26; 11 ref.

Torre Santana PEde la; Rodríguez Castro ÂM, 2010. Hedychium coronarium J. Koenig (Zingiberáceas) new host of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae). (Hedychium coronarium J. Koenig (Zingiberaceae) nuevo hospedante de Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae).) Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas, 36(2):209-211.

Tseng YH, 1981. Ecological notes on mites infesting stored products in Taiwan. Journal of the Agricultural Association of China, No. 113:48-57.

Walia KK; Mathur S, 1994. Acarine fauna of arable soils and their screening for nematophagy. Indian Journal of Nematology, 24(1):69-79.

Walter DE; Hudgens RA; Freckman DW, 1986. Consumption of nematodes by fungivorous mites, Tyrophagus spp. (Acarina: Astigmata: Acaridae). Oecologia, 70(3):357-361.

Wilkin DR, 1976. The control of stored product mites by contact acaricides. Proceedings of the Eighth British Insecticide and Fungicide Conference, 17th to 20th November 1975, Hotel Metropole, Brighton, England. Volumes 1, 2 & 3. London, UK: British Crop Protection Council, 355-363.

Wilkin DR; Haward A, 1975. The effect of temperature on the action of four pesticides on three species of storage mites. Journal of Stored Products Research, 11(3/4):235-238.

Wu GuangRong; Yu YiJun; Shen ShuiTu, 1997. Methods of detecting the pest mites in the mushroom cultural spawn. Acta Agriculturae Zhejiangensis, 9(1):31-35; 2 ref.

Zaayen A-MVan, 1980. Diseases and pests of cultivated mushrooms: virus disease. Mushroom Journal, 89:165-169.

Zdarkova E; Voracek V, 1993. The effects of physical factors on survival of stored food mites. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 17(3):197-204.

Zdßrkovß E, 1994. The effectiveness of organophosphate acaricides on stored product mites interacting in biological control. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 18(11/12):747-751; 7 ref.

Distribution References

Alfieri S A Jr, Knauss J F, Wehlburg C, 1979. A stem gall- and canker-inciting fungus, new to the United States. Plant Disease Reporter. 63 (12), 1016-1020.

Armentia A, 1996. Can inhalation of garlic dust cause asthma? Allergy (Copenhagen). 51 (2), 137-138. DOI:10.1111/j.1398-9995.1996.tb04575.x

Baggio D, Figueiredo S M, Flechtmann C H W, Zambon G Q, Miranda S H G, 1987. Survey of Acari in stored cereals in Greater São Paulo, Brazil. (Avaliação da presença de ácaros em cereais armazenados na grande São Paulo.). Anais da Escola Superior de Agricultura 'Luiz de Queiroz'. 617-626.

Baker E W, Delfinado-Baker M, 1983. New mites (Sennertia: Chaetodactylidae) phoretic on honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in Guatemala. International Journal of Acarology. 9 (3), 117-121.

Baker E W, Roubik D W, Delfinado-Baker M, 1987. The developmental stages and dimorphic males of Chaetodactylus panamensis, n. sp. (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) associated with solitary bee (Apoidea: Anthophoridae). International Journal of Acarology. 13 (1), 65-73.

Beevi S N, Priya Mohan, Abhilash B, Saradamma K, 2004. Occurrence of predatory mites on coconut eriophyid mite Aceria guerreronis Keifer in Kerala. Insect Environment. 10 (3), 131-132.

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Ehler L E, Frankie G W, 1979. Arthropod fauna of live oak in urban and natural stands in Texas. II. Characteristics of the mite fauna (Acari). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 52 (1), 86-92.

Fan QingHai, Zhang ZhiQiang, 2007. Fauna of New Zealand, Lincoln, New Zealand: Manaaki Whenua Press, Landcare Research. 290 pp.

Fleurat-Lessard F, 1976. Influence of humidity on the development of populations of mites in stored oilseeds and grain. (Influence de l'humidite sur le developpement des populations d'acariens dans les stocks d'olegineux et de cereales.). Bulletin, Organisation Europeenne et Mediterraneenne pour la Protection des Plantes. 6 (5), 391-398.

Ganguly S, Misra R L, Mishra S D, 1993. New disease complex of tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa) involving root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita and a mite species. Current Nematology. 4 (1), 113-114.

Genç H, Özar A İ, 1986. Preliminary investigations on the mites found on stored products in Izmir. (İzmir İlinde ambarlanmıș ürünlerde bulanan akarlar üzerinde ön çalıșmalar.). Türkiye Bitki Koruma Dergisi. 10 (3), 175-183.

Haines C P, 1974. Insects and arachnids from stored products: a report on specimens received by the Tropical Stored Products Centre 1972-1973. In: Insects and arachnids from stored products: a report on specimens received by the Tropical Stored Products Centre 1972-1973. London, UK: Tropical Products Institute. iii + 22 pp.

Hoffmann A, Barrera I B de, Mendez C, 1972. New records of mites from Mexico. (Nuevos hallazgos de acaros en Mexico.). Revista de la Sociedad Mexicana de Historia Natural. 151-159.

Hubert J, Kucerova Z, Aulicky R, Nesvorna M, Stejskal V, 2009. Differential levels of mite infestation of wheat and barley in Czech grain stores. Insect Science. 16 (3), 255-262. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ins DOI:10.1111/j.1744-7917.2009.01254.x

Irani-Nejad K H, Rahgozar M, Valizadeh M, 2007. Astigmatic mite fauna of alfalfa fields and their distribution in south west of East Azarbaijan Province. Agricultural Science (Tabriz). 17 (1), 127-138. http://www.sid.ir/en/JournalList.asp?ID=273&Name=AGRICULTURAL+SCIENCE

Li ChaoPin, Wang XiaoChun, Guo DongMei, Lv WenTao, 2008. Investigation of acaroid mites breeding in stored products of rural areas in Anhui province. Zhongguo Meijieshengwuxue ji Kongzhi Zazhi = Chinese Journal of Vector Biology and Control. 19 (2), 132-134.

Lorenzato D, 1984. Tests for the control of mites damaging stored garlic (Allium sativum L.). (Ensaios de controle aos ácaros nocivos em alho (Allium sativum L.) armazenado.). Agronomia Sulriograndense. 20 (2), 153-165.

Mahmood S H, 1992. Mite fauna of stored grain seeds in central Iraq. Journal of Stored Products Research. 28 (3), 179-181. DOI:10.1016/0022-474X(92)90038-R

Mandelli M A, Almeida A A, 1984. Survey of insects and mites in stored garlic. (Levantamento de insetos eácaros em alho armazenado.). In: XXIV Congresso Brasileiro de Olericultura. I, Reunião Latino-Americana de Olericultura, Jaboticabal, 16-21 Julho 1984, Resumos e Palestras. [XXIV Congresso Brasileiro de Olericultura. I, Reunião Latino-Americana de Olericultura, Jaboticabal, 16-21 Julho 1984, Resumos e Palestras.], Brazil: Sociedade de Olericultura do Brasil. 135.

Maurya K R, Jamil Z, Dev B, 1982. Mite-infestation-pattern in various stored products in Lucknow. Biological Memoirs. 7 (2), 116-120.

Meena Thakur, Dinabandhoo C L, 2005. Predatory mites associated with phytophagous mites of temperate and sub-tropical fruit trees in Himachal Pradesh. Journal of Biological Control. 19 (1), 81-84.

Nayak M K, 2006. Management of mould mite Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acarina: Acaridae): a case study in stored animal feed. International Pest Control. 48 (3), 128-130. http://www.researchinformation.co.uk

Northcraft P D, 1987. Revised survey of Acari of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe Journal of Agricultural Research. 25 (2), 143-151.

Oliveira C M de, Návia D, Frizzas M R, 2007. First record of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari: Acaridae) in soybean plants under no tillage in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Ciência Rural. 37 (3), 876-877. http://www.ufsm.br/ccr/revista DOI:10.1590/S0103-84782007000300043

Picco A M, Mangiarotti A M, 1978. Some observations on Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) infesting strains of fungi in a mycological collection. (Alcune osservazioni su Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) infestante ceppi fungini di micoteca.). Rivista di Parassitologia. 39 (2/3), 71-77.

Quoilin J, 1972. Control tests in the greenhouse against Tyrophagus longior var. castellanii Hirst, a pest of young cucumber plants. (Essais de lutte en serre contre Tyrophagus longior var. castellanii Hirst, ravageur des jeunes plants de concombre.). Bulletin des Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux. 7 (1/4), 253-259.

Rack G, 1984. Systematics, morphology and biology of mites (Acari) in houses and stores and mites of medical importance. Part IV: the grass mite Bryobia cristata (Dugès, 1834) and plagues of grass mites. (Systematik, Morphologie und Biologie von Milben (Acari) in Häusern und Vorräten sowie Milben von medizinischer Bedeutung. Teil IV: Die Grasmilbe Bryobia cristata (Dugès, 1834) und Grasmilbenplagen.). Praktische Schädlingsbekämpfer. 36 (7), 133-136.

Raju P, 1984. The staggering storage losses - causes and extent. Pesticides. 18 (1), 35-37.

Revsbech P, Andersen G, 1987. Storage mite allergy among grain elevator workers. Allergy. 42 (6), 423-429.

Sanches N F, Flechtmann C H W, 1982. The mite fauna of pineapple in Bahia. (Acarofauna do abacaxizeiro na Bahia.). Anais da Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil. 11 (1), 147-155.

Santos Gotera M A, Botta Ferret E, Alea Rivero E de la C, 2005. Catalogue of mites from Sancti Spiritus Province. (Catálogo acarológico de la provincia de Sancti Spíritus.). Fitosanidad. 9 (2), 3-15.

Shave P, 1984. The coconut - a means of transportation of high humidity dependent organisms. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 120 (1444/1447), 215.

Smrž J, Čatská V, 1987. Food selection of the field population of Tyrophagus putrescentiae (Schrank) (Acari, Acarida). Journal of Applied Entomology. 104 (4), 329-335. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0418.1987.tb00533.x

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