A new Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) reared from the Douglas-fir cone moth

  • Authors: Moser, J.C.; Smiley, R.L.; Otvos, I.S.
  • Publication Year: 1987
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Internation Journal of Acarology 13(2): 141-147

Abstract

Pyemotes barbara, n. sp., is illustrated and described.This species is parasitic on pupae of Barbara colfaxiana (Kearfott), one of the important cone and seed pests of Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco.The Pyemotes mite considered here is a candidate for the biological control of forest insects.

  • Citation: Moser, J.C.; Smiley, R.L.; Otvos, I.S. 1987. A new Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) reared from the Douglas-fir cone moth. Internation Journal of Acarology 13(2): 141-147
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  • Modified Date: April 11, 2019
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