Eotetranychus rubiphilus (Reck, 1948)

Zriki, G., Shaabo, A. & Boubou, A., 2015, A preliminary survey of the spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Latakia governorate of Syria, Acarologia 55 (3), pp. 303-309: 305

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http://doi.org/ 10.1051/acarologia/20152173

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Eotetranychus rubiphilus (Reck, 1948)


Eotetranychus rubiphilus (Reck, 1948)  

This species occurs on many plant species belonging to Rosaceae   , especially Rubus sp.   but it has also been recorded on Vitis sp.   and Vitis vinifera   .

Specimens examined — 20 ♀♀ and 20 ♂♂ Rubus sp.   ( Rosaceae   ), Latakia, Al Qanjara (35°34’43.70"N, 35°48’29.68"E), 13-IV-2012 GoogleMaps   .

World distribution and Remarks — It has been reported from Europe and Asia ( Gutierrez and Helle 1983; Migeon et al., 2007; Migeon and Dorkeld 2006 -2013). This is the first report of this species in the Middle East.