family Tetranychidae


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Noun1.family Tetranychidae - plant-feeding mites
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Acarina, order Acarina - mites and ticks
spider mite, tetranychid - web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees
genus Panonychus, Panonychus - a genus of Tetranychidae
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The two spotted spider mite (TSMM), Tetranychus urticae Koch is considered as the most important species of the family Tetranychidae, as it is associated with 900 plant species (Jeppson et al., 1997; Meyer, 1996).
The predatory mite Neoseiulus californicus McGregor (Acari: Phytoseiidae) feeds on mites of the family Tetranychidae (McMurtry and Croft, 1997) and can acquire the Cry protein by ingesting T.
Spider Mites of Southwestern United States and a revision of the family Tetranychidae. The University of Arizona Press.
Spider mites belong to the family Tetranychidae and are named because many members of this family produce silk webbing on the host plants.