red mite

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red mite

See chigger.


The six-legged larva of Trombicula species; a bloodsucking stage of mites that includes the vectors of scrub typhus.


A minute arachnid of the order Acarina. Some mites are parasitic and cause asthma, mange, and scabies; others are vectors of disease organisms and are intermediate hosts for certain cestodes.

dust mite

A species, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinum or D. farinae, that ingests shed human skin cells. The mite is a common cause of allergic reactions.

follicle mite

Demodex folliculorum.

harvest mite


itch mite

See: Sarcoptes; scabies

mange mite

Any mite of the families Sarcoptidae and Psoroptidae, which causes mange in many species of animals.
See: mange; scabies

red mite


red mite

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8% of respondents applied a pesticide to control citrus red mite and cottony cushion scale, and these respondents were only 23% and 9% of respondents with these pests present, respectively.
camposi is presumably able to be used in conservation biological control approach against European red mite on trees in southern Chile.
Fecundity and rate of development of the European red mite, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acarina: Tetranychidae), on leaves from an abandoned peach orchard.
In recent years, some conventional control options for citrus red mite have become restricted, because the use of more toxic compounds, such as dicofol, has been strictly prohibited.
In addition, GRANDEVO and VENERATE are registered in Mexico for use on Solanaceous crops, including tomato, pepper, chili, eggplant and potato for thrips, beet armyworm and both nymphs and adults of potato psylla; Berry crops, including strawberry, raspberry and blackberry for red mites and two-spotted spider mites, as well as Cole crops, including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and brussels sprouts for diamond-back moth.
They said that red mites attacked the crop when it was in final stages.
Make sure your chickens are also treated for worms and red mites.
All individuals of the three species of lizards carried red mites concentrated in the neck region, inside folds behind the eardrums in S.
Red mites, a blood-sucking parasite, live in the crevices of buildings and roosts during the day, and feed on the chickens at night.