Clover mite Bryobia praetiosa, copyright Rayanne Lehman.

Belongs within: Tetranychoidea.

The Bryobiinae are a group of spider mites possessing terminal duplex sets on tarsi I–II, tenent hairs on the leg empodia, and unmodified palptarsal eupathidia (Walter et al. 2009).

|  i. s.: Aplonobia Womersley 1940 WL09, H98
|           |–A. citri Meyer 1974 H98
|           `–A. histricina (Berlese 1910) [=Tetranychopsis histricina; incl. A. oxalis Womersley 1940] H98
|–Neotrichobia Tuttle & Baker 1968 [Neotrichobiini] BT72
|    `–*N. arizonensis Tuttle & Baker 1968 BT72
|–Petrobiini BT72
|    |–Schizonobia Womersley 1940 BT72
|    |    `–*S. sycophanta Womersley 1940 BT72
|    `–Petrobia Murray 1877 H98
|         |–P. apicalis WL09
|         |–P. (Tetranychina) harti (Ewing 1909) BWA03, BP60 (see below for synonymy)
|         |–P. (Petrobia) latens (Müller 1776) BWA03, H98 [=Acarus latens H98; incl. P. cephae Sayed 1946 BP60]
|         |–P. moutiai Baker & Pritchard 1960 BP60
|         `–P. zachvatkini BP60
|–Bryobiini BT72
|    |–Bryobiella Tuttle & Baker 1968 BT72
|    |    `–*B. desertorum Tuttle Baker 1968 BT72
|    |–Pseudobryobia McGregor 1950 BT72
|    |    |–*P. bakeri McGregor 1950 BT72
|    |    |–P. canescens Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    |    |–P. curiosae BT72
|    |    |–P. drummondi BT72
|    |    |–P. ephedrae [=Bryobia ephedrae] BT72
|    |    |–P. filifoliae [=Bryobia filifoliae] BT72
|    |    `–P. longisetis BT72
|    `–Bryobia Koch 1836 H98
|         |–*B. praetiosa Koch 1836 SB63 [incl. B. pratensis QH01]
|         |–B. annatensis Manson 1967 SL71
|         |–B. cristata (Dugès 1834) [=Tetranychus cristata] H98
|         |–B. eharai G91
|         |–B. glacialis Berlese 1913 SB63
|         |–B. graminum WL09
|         |–B. kissophila Eyndhoven 1955 H98
|         |–B. redicorzevi RC91
|         |–B. repensi Manson 1967 H98
|         |–B. ribis WL09
|         |–B. rubrioculus (Scheuten 1857) H98 (see below for synonymy)
|         |–B. speciosa Koch 1838 SB63 [incl. B. nobilis CF77]
|         |–B. variabilis Manson 1967 SL71
|         `–B. watersi Manson 1967 SL71
`–Hystrichonychini BT72
|–Porcupinychus BT72
|–Tetranycopsis Canestrini 1889 BT72
|    |–*T. horridus [=Tetranychus horridus] BT72
|    `–T. potentilla Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|–Mcgregorella Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    |–*M. incana Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    `–M. trifida Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|–Neopetrobia Wainstein 1956 BT72
|    |–*N. dubinini Wainstein 1956 BT72
|    |–N. bouteloua Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    `–N. mcgregori BT72
|–Hystrichonychus McGregor 1950 [incl. Neotetranycopsis Bagdasarian 1951] BT72
|    |–*H. gracilipes (Banks 1900) [=Tetranychus gracilipes] BT72
|    |–H. hymenoclea Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    |–H. sidae Pritchard & Baker 1955 BT72
|    `–H. spinosus Tuttle & Baker 1968 BT72
|–Monoceronychus McGregor 1945 BT72
|    |–*M. californicus McGregor 1945 BT72
|    |–M. boreus Krantz 1962 BT72
|    |–M. bouteloua Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|    |–M. linki MF07
|    `–M. mcgregori W87
|–Georgiobia Wainstein 1960 BT72
|    |–*G. shirakensis [=Petrobia shirakensis] BT72
|    |–G. ambrosiae Tuttle & Baker 1968 BT72
|    |–G. deina BT72
|    |–G. haplopappi Tuttle & Baker 1968 BT72
|    `–G. trifida Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
`–Paraplonobia Wainstein 1960 BT72
|  i. s.: P. coldeniae BT72
|–P. (Paraplonobia) BT72
|    |–*P. (P.) echinopsile [=Aplonobia (*P.) echinopsile] BT72
|    `–P. (P.) bouteloua Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
`–P. (‘Langella’ Wainstein 1961 non Mendes 1961) BT72
|–P. (*L.) dyschima [=Aplonobia dyschima] BT72
|–P. (L.) allionia Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|–P. (L.) artemisia Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|–P. (L.) berberis Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72
|–P. (L.) boutelouae BT72
`–P. (L.) brickellia Baker & Tuttle 1972 BT72

Bryobia rubrioculus (Scheuten 1857) H98 [=Sannio rubrioculus H98; incl. B. arborea Morgan & Anderson 1957 BP60, B. rubrioculus f. prunicola Mathys 1957 SL71]

Petrobia (Tetranychina) harti (Ewing 1909) BWA03, BP60 [=Neophyllobius harti BP60; incl. Tetranychina agerati Sayed 1946 BP60]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BP60] Baker, E. W., & A. E. Pritchard. 1960. The tetranychoid mites of Africa. Hilgardia 29 (11): 455–574.

[BT72] Baker, E. W., & D. M. Tuttle. 1972. New species and further notes on the Tetranychoidea mostly from the southwestern United States (Acarina: Tetranychidae and Tenuipalpidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 116: 1–37.

[BWA03] Beard, J. J., D. E. Walter & P. G. Allsopp. 2003. Spider mites of sugarcane in Australia: a review of grass-feeding Oligonychus Berlese (Acari: Prostigmata: Tetranychidae). Australian Journal of Entomology 42: 51–78.

[CF77] Canestrini, G., & F. Fanzago. 1877. Intorno agli Acari Italiani. Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Serie 5, 4: 69–208, pls 2–7.

[G91] Gupta, S. K. 1991. The mites of agricultural importance in India with remarks on their economic status. In: Dusbábek, F., & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 1 pp. 509–522. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[MF07] Moraes, G. J. de, & C. H. W. Flechtmann. 2007. Phytophagous mites of tropical crops in eastern South America. In: Morales-Malacara, J. B., V. M. Behan-Pelletier, E. Ueckermann, T. M. Pérez, E. G. Estrada-Venegas & M. Badii (eds) Acarology XI: Proceedings of the International Congress pp. 279–288. Instituto de Biología and Faculdad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Sociedad Latinoamericana de Acarología: México.

[QH01] Qin, T.-K., & R. C. Henderson. 2001. Taxonomy of New Zealand Prostigmata: past, present and future. In: Halliday, R. B., D. E. Walter, H. C. Proctor, R. A. Norton & M. J. Colloff (eds) Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress pp. 35–39. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

[RC91] Ragusa Di Chiara, S. 1991. Using native phytoseiids in agricultural cropping systems. In: Dusbábek, F., & V. Bukva (eds) Modern Acarology: Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Acarology, held in České Budĕjovice, Czechoslovakia, 6–11 August 1990 vol. 1 pp. 159–166. SPB Academic Publishing: The Hague.

[SB63] Schweizer, J., & C. Bader. 1963. Die Landmilben der Schweiz (Mittelland, Jura und Alpen): Trombidiformes Reuter, mit 217 Arten und Unterarten und 193 Originalzeichnungen. Denkschriften der Schweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft [Mémoires de la Société Helvétique des Sciences Naturelles] 84 (2): i–vi, 209–378.

[SL71] Spain, A. V., & M. Luxton. 1971. Catalog and bibliography of the Acari of the New Zealand subregion. Pacific Insects Monograph 25: 179–226.

[W87] Walter, D. E. 1987. Belowground arthropods of semiarid grasslands. In: J. L. Capinera (ed.) Integrated Pest Management on Rangeland: A shortgrass prairie perspective pp. 271–290. Westview Press, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado).

[WL09] Walter, D. E., E. E. Lindquist, I. M. Smith, D. R. Cook & G. W. Krantz. 2009. Order Trombidiformes. In: Krantz, G. W., & D. E. Walter (eds) A Manual of Acarology 3rd ed. pp. 233–420. Texas Tech University Press.

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