Tenuipalpidae

Tenuipalpidae

[‚ten·yə·wə′pal·pə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small family of mites in the suborder Trombidiformes.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tenuipalpidae

 

a family of mites similar in structure and habit to Tetranychidea.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Raoiella indica Hirst (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae), o acaro vermelho das palmeiras--uma ameaca para as Americas.
The study conducted by MARCHETTI & FERLA (2011) on blackberry cultivars (Brazo, Caingangue, and Tupy) in the municipality of Ilopolis (RS) showed that the occurrence of phytophagous mites of the families Diptilomiopidae and Tetranychidae was predominant and those of the Tenuipalpidae family was smaller in number.
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Some biological characteristics of this mite have been studied, including its survival when fed with different types of prey such as phytophagous mites Phyllocoptruta oleivora (Ashmead, 1879) (Eriophidae) (Batista & Noronha, 2008) and Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes, 1939) (Tenuipalpidae) and plant pollen of Ricinus communis L.
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The recent and frequent introductions of other pest species of quarantine importance into Brazil through the state of Roraima--such as the Hindustan citrus mite, Schizotetranichus hindustanicus (Hirst) (Prostigmata: Tetranychidae) (Navia and Marsaro Junior, 2010), the red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) (Navia et al., 2011), the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) (Marsaro Junior et al., 2013), and the scale insect Lecanodiaspis dendrobii Douglas (Hemiptera: Lecanodiaspididae) (Marsaro Junior et al., 2016)--show the vulnerability of the Brazilian borders with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and with Venezuela, when it comes to intercepting and avoiding the entry of exotic pests.
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