Tetranychus urticae Koch

Akyazı, Rana, Welbourn, Cal & Liburd, Oscar E., 2021, Mite species (Acari) on blackberry cultivars in organic and conventional farms in Florida and Georgia, USA, Acarologia 61 (1), pp. 31-45: 40

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.24349/acarologia/20214414

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A60987F6-FFF2-A372-FE4C-BB6E6F1A9BE0

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Marcus

scientific name

Tetranychus urticae Koch
status

 

Tetranychus urticae Koch  

Fifty species names have been synonymized with T. urticae   in spider Mites Web ( Migeon and Dorkeld 2020).

Material Examined (n=5; 5 ♂♂) — 1♂ (31°22 ′ 49.19 ″ N, 83°19 ′ 8.57 ″ W, 89 m, 18

August 2016, Osage, Conventional Farm); 1♂ (29°24 ′ 30.77 ″ N, 82°10 ′ 16.13 ″ W, 19 m, 22

August 2016, Choctaw, Organic Farm); 2♂♂ (31°22 ′ 49.19 ″ N, 83°19 ′ 8.57 ″ W, 89 m, 21 July

2016, Osage, Conventional Farm); 1♂ (29°39 ′ 15.95 ″ N, 82°31 ′ 25.49 ″ W, 32 m, 27 July 2016, Navaho, Organic Farm).

Comments — Tetranychus urticae   has an almost cosmopolitan distribution. It is also a highly polyphagous species. To date, it is reported on 1169 host plants including many Rubus  

spp. from 124 countries ( Migeon and Dorkeld 2020).