Tydeoidea

Belongs within: Eupodides.Contains: Procurvata, Tydeinae. The Tydeoidea are a diverse group of free-living mites, many of which are notably resistant to desiccation. They may be more or less omnivorous in diet, with some species having been recorded feeding on a variety of animal, plant or fungal foods (Walter et al. 2009). Within the Tydeoidea, the… Continue reading Tydeoidea

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Eriophyes

Belongs within: Eriophyinae. Eriophyes is a diverse genus of vermiform plant-feeding mites, members of which may cause galls or leaf blisters on their host plants. Notable species include E. pyri which causes blisters within the parenchymal leaf tissues of pears and related trees, and may also damage bud tissues in autumn and winter (Walter et… Continue reading Eriophyes

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