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Eriophyidae

[‚er·ē·ō′fī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The bud mites or gall mites, a family of economically important plant-feeding mites in the suborder Trombidiformes.
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The eriophyid mite Abacarus doctus Navia & Flechtmann (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) was described from sugarcane from Costa Rica in 2011 (Navia et al.
In Jul 2010, eriophyid mites were observed infesting sugarcane on El Diamante farm, department of Ahuachapan (N 13[degrees] 46' 50.
He's also used the LT-SEM technique to compare different traditional slide-mounting methods, examining several plant-feeding species of eriophyid and flat mites.
It is for control of mites (European and Southern red, two-spotted, Carmine, and spruce spider mites, tarsonemid mites, cyclamen and broad mites, Eriophyid mites, rust and bud mites), aphids, thrips, whiteflies, and certain leafminers.