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Ronald Ochoa (Ron)
Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Research Entomologist

Phone: (301) 504-7890
Fax: (301) 504-6482
Room 008

SYSTEMATIC ENTOMOLOGY LABORATORY
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 005 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207050000
Projects
Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429274

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Survey of Tenuipalpidae in APULIA (Southern Italy) [Video] ()
Synonymy of the genus Delmohius Brennan and Goff, 1978 with Carebareia Goff and Brennan, 1977 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Focus on Nematodes: Microscopis roundworms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A new species of Leptus (Leptus) (Trombidiformes: Erythraeidae) and new records of Leptus (Leptus) haitlingeri Jacinavicius, Bassini-Silva and Welbourn, 2019 for Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassini-Silva, .R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Bouzan, R.S., Iniesta, L.M., Oliveira, E.C., Welbourn, W.C., Sundic, M., Ochoa, R., Brescovit, A.D., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2020. A new species of Leptus (Leptus) (Trombidiformes: Erythraeidae) and new records of Leptus (Leptus) haitlingeri Jacinavicius, Bassini-Silva and Welbourn, 2019 for Brazil. International Journal of Acarology. 48(3):1-9.
Combined releases of predatory mites and provisioning of free-living nematodes for the biological control of root-knot nematodes on `Micro Tom tomato' Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Azevedo, L.H., Moreira, M.F., Grilli, G., Borges, V., De Moraes, G.J., Inomoto, M.M., Vicente, M., Desiqueira, M., Peres, L.P., Rueda-Ramirez, D., Carta, L.K., Meyer, S.L., Mowery, J.D., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Palevsky, E. 2020. Combined releases of predatory mites and provisioning of free-living nematodes for the biological control of root-knot nematodes on `Micro Tom tomato'. Biological Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104280.
Detection of the Lychee Erinose Mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari; Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA; A comparison with other alien populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carrillo, D., Cruz, L.F., Revynthi, A.M., Duncan, R.E., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Bolton, S.J., Kendra, P.E. 2020. Detection of the Lychee Erinose Mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari; Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA; A comparison with other alien populations. Insects. 11(235):1-12.
Detection of the lychee erinose mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA: A comparison with alien populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carrillo, D., Cruz, L.F., Revynthi, A.M., Duncan, R.E., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Kendra, P.E., Bolton, S.J. 2020. Detection of the lychee erinose mite, Aceria litchii (Keifer) (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Florida, USA: A comparison with alien populations. Insects. 11(4):235. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11040235.
SURVEY OF FLAT MITES IN APULIA (SOUTHERN ITALY) - (Abstract Only)
Two new species of Tarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Bahia, Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sousa, A., Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Gulbronson, C., Oliveira, A.R. 2020. Two new species of Tarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Bahia, Brazil. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 25(6):986-1012.
New record of Cheyletiella parasitivorax (Mégnin, 1878) (Trombidiformes; Cheyletidae) from Brazil with an illustrated species key to the genus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barros-Battesti, D.M., Bassini-Silva, R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Marcos, R., Ochoa, R., Raphael, V., Silmara, M.T. 2020. New record of Cheyletiella parasitivorax (Mégnin, 1878) (Trombidiformes; Cheyletidae) from Brazil with an illustrated species key to the genus. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria. 29(2):1-9.
Otodectes cynotis (Sarcoptiformes; Psoroptidae); New records on wild carnivores in Brazil with a case report - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eutrombicula daemoni Bassini-Silva and Jacinavicius, 2018 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) parasitizing a dog in Brazil Reprint Icon ()
Sampaio, R.B., Bassini-Silva, R., Reis, N.O., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Barros-Battesti, D.M., Jacinavicius, F.C. 2020. Eutrombicula daemoni Bassini-Silva and Jacinavicius, 2018 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) parasitizing a dog in Brazil. International Journal of Acarology. 46(2):117-119.
Tenuipalpidae Database ()
An amazing subcambium burrowing flat mite from South Africa (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ueckermann, E.A., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2019. An amazing subcambium burrowing flat mite from South Africa (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae). Acarologia. 59(4):507-530.
Reinstatement of Metatarsonemus Attiah (Acari: Tarsonemidae), with description of a new species, redefinition of the genus and a key to the world species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lofego, A., Cavalcante, A.C., Demite, P.R., Rezende, J.M., Ochoa, R., De Moraes, G.J. 2019. Reinstatement of Metatarsonemus Attiah (Acari: Tarsonemidae), with description of a new species, redefinition of the genus and a key to the world species. Zootaxa. 4711(2):307-329.
Catalogue of types of the Smithsonian National Chigger Collection of the National Museum of Natural History - (Abstract Only)
Reassortment of genome segments creates stable lineages among strains of Orchid fleck virus infecting citrus in Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Stone, A.L., Otero-Colina, G., Wei, G., Brlansky, R., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Schneider, W.L., Nakhla, M., Hartung, J.S. 2019. Reassortment of genome segments creates stable lineages among strains of Orchid fleck virus infecting citrus in Mexico . Phytopathology. 110:106-120. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-19-0253-FI.
Eutrombicula tinami (Oudemans, 1910) (Trombidiformes; Trombiculidae) in Brazil: A neglected ectoparasite of several animals including humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassini-Silva, R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Pinter, A., Fournier, Giselle, F.R., Lugarini, C., Ferreira, A., Lima, L.M., Hingst-Zaher, E., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2019. Eutrombicula tinami (Oudemans, 1910) (Trombidiformes; Trombiculidae) in Brazil: A neglected ectoparasite of several animals including humans. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 59(4):412-423.
First scanning electron micrographs of Aculops ailanthi Lin, Jin and Kuang, 1997 (Acari; Trombidiformes; Prostigmata; Eriophyidae) and record from Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Molecular detection of Rickettsia in chigger mites (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) collected on small mammals in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Synonymy of the genus Arisocerus Brennan, 1970 with the genus Herpetacarus Vercammen-Grandjean, 1960 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacinavicius, F., Bassini-Silva, R., Welbourn, W., Ochoa, R., Battesti, D. 2019. Synonymy of the genus Arisocerus Brennan, 1970 with the genus Herpetacarus Vercammen-Grandjean, 1960 (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology. 24(1):1138-1149.
Redescription of Tenuipalpus coyacus De Leon (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae), with a discussion on the ontogeny of leg setae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Tassi, A.D., Barroso, G.P., De Moraes, G.J., Ochoa, R. 2019. Redescription of Tenuipalpus coyacus De Leon (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae), with a discussion on the ontogeny of leg setae. International Journal of Acarology. 45(5):280-295.
Description of Pseudoschoengastia petrolinensis sp. nov. (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) from Brazil, and new records of chiggers from northeastern Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacinavicius, F.C., Bassini-Silva, R., Oliveira, G., Horta, M.C., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2019. Description of Pseudoschoengastia petrolinensis sp. nov. (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) from Brazil, and new records of chiggers from northeastern Brazil. International Journal of Acarology. 45(4):227-232.
How the Varroa mite was discovered to feed on fat bodies rather than hemolymph ()
Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Ramsey, S. 2019. How the Varroa mite was discovered to feed on fat bodies rather than hemolymph. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. https://entomologytoday.org/2019/02/21/inside-look-how-varroa-mite-diet-discovered/.
Range extension of false Meyer scale, Dynaspidiotus pseudomeyeri (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in the United States, and newly recorded associations with a parasitoid and mite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, S.A., Skvarla, M.J., Ochoa, R., Schmidt, S., Polaszek, A.P., Gates, M.W. 2019. Range extension of false Meyer scale, Dynaspidiotus pseudomeyeri (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in the United States, and newly recorded associations with a parasitoid and mite. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 121(2):320-326.
Two new species of Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari; Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with a discussion on the ontogeny of leg setae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Feres, R. 2019. Two new species of Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari; Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with a discussion on the ontogeny of leg setae. Zootaxa. 4540(1):178-210.
Dermatitis in humans caused by Ornithonyssus bursa (Berlese 1888) (Mesostigmata: Macronyssidae) and new records from Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassini-Silva, R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Hernandes, F.A., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Dowling, A.G., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2019. Dermatitis in humans caused by Ornithonyssus bursa (Berlese 1888) (Mesostigmata: Macronyssidae) and new records from Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria. 28(1):134-139.
Varroa destructor (Varroidae) feed on honey bee fat body tissue not hemolymph - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsey, S., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Gulbronson, C., Mowery, J., Cohen, A., Lim, D., Joklik, J., Cierco, J., Ellis, J., Hathorne, D.J., Vanengelsdorp, D. 2019. Varroa destructor (Varroidae) feed on honey bee fat body tissue not hemolymph. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116(5):1792-1801.
Revision of Bryobiella Tuttle & Baker (Acari, Tetranychidae), with ontogenetic development and redescription of B. desertorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, T., Ochoa, R. 2019. Revision of Bryobiella Tuttle & Baker (Acari, Tetranychidae), with ontogenetic development and redescription of B. desertorum. Zootaxa. 4540(1):93-131.
Redescription of Apolonia tigipioensis Torres and Braga, 1938 (TROMBIDIFORMES: LEEUWENHOEKIIDAE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassini-Silva, R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2018. Redescription of Apolonia tigipioensis Torres and Braga, 1938 (TROMBIDIFORMES: LEEUWENHOEKIIDAE. REDESCRIPTION OF Apolonia tigipioensis TORRES AND BRAGA, 1938 (TROMBIDIFORMES: LEEUWENHOEKIIDAE). 26(2):197-204.
Eriophyoid mites found on roses in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Otero-Colina, G., Ochoa, R., Amrine, J., Hammond, J., Jordan, R.L., Bauchan, G.R. 2019. Eriophyoid mites found on roses in the United States. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 36(4):146-153.
Rose rosette disease: It all started with a small mite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bauchan, G.R., Otero-Colina, G., Hammond, J., Jordan, R.L., Ochoa, R. 2019. Rose rosette disease: It all started with a small mite. Acta Horticulturae. 1232(33):227-232. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1232.33.
A new species of Terminalichus (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from Thailand, with a key to the known species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Ochoa, R., Feres, R. 2018. A new species of Terminalichus (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from Thailand, with a key to the known species. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 22(9):1431-1443.
Raoiella (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) of the world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Dowling, A.G. 2018. Raoiella (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) of the world. Zootaxa. 4501(1):1-302.
Review of the genus Ceratotarsonemus De Leon 1956 (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) with description of a new species from the Amazon forest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2018. New Ceratotarsonemus species from the Amazon forest in Brazil (Prostigmata; Tarsonemidae). Zootaxa. 4483(2):271-294.
Taxonomic revision of the citrus leprosis mite and its distribution in Brazil / Revisão taxonômica do ácaro da leprose dos citros e sua distribuição no Brasil ()
Mineiro, J.L., Sato, M.E., Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R. 2018. Revisão taxonômica do ácaro da leprose dos citros e sua distribuição no Brasil. Citrus Industry. 39(E1036):1-11.
Blankaartia sinnamaryi (Floch & Fauran, 1956) (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) parasitizing birds in southeastern Brazil, with notes on Rickettsia detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bassini-Silva, R., Jacinavicius, F.C., Maturano, R., Munoz-Leal, S., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Labruna, M., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2018. Blankaartia sinnamaryi (Floch & Fauran, 1956) (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) parasitizing birds in southeastern Brazil, with notes on Rickettsia detection. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria. 27:354-362.
Combating rose rosette disease US national project Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrne, D.H., Klein, P., Hall, C., Windham, M., Ochoa-Corona, F., Olson, J., Paret, M., Babu, M., Knox, G., Jordan, R.L., Hammond, J., Ong, K., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Evans, T., Windham, A., Hale, F., Palma, M.A., Ribera, L., Pemberton, H.B. 2019. Combating rose rosette disease US national project. Acta Horticulturae. 1232:203-212. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1232.30.
A new species of Fungitarsonemus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Australia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Otto, J.C., Lofego, A., Ochoa, R. 2018. A new species of Fungitarsonemus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Australia. Acarologia. 23(7):1239-1253.
A multi-microscopy approach to discover the feeding site and host tissue consumed by Varroa destructor on host honey bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsey, S., Rulbronson, C., Mowery, J.D., Ochoa, R., Van Engledorp, D., Bauchan, G.R. 2018. A multi-microscopy approach to discover the feeding site and host tissue consumed by Varroa destructor on host honey bees. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 24(S1):1258-1259. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1431927618006773.
Three-dimensional printing of agriculturally important mites generated from confocal microscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gulbronson, C., Mowery, J.D., Pooley, C.D., Ochoa, R., Bolton, S., Bauchan, G.R. 2018. Three-dimensional printing of agriculturally important mites generated from confocal microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 24:1360-1361. https//doi.org/10.1017/S1431927618007286.
A rudimentary sheath for the smallest of ‘biting’ chelicerae; A precursor to the stylet sheath of Eriophyoidea (Acariformes) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolton, S.J., Bauchan, G.R., Chetverikov, P.E., Ochoa, R., Klompen, H. 2018. A rudimentary sheath for the smallest of ‘biting’ chelicerae; A precursor to the stylet sheath of Eriophyoidea (Acariformes). International Journal of Acarology. 44(8):374-381.
Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in “cabruca” agroecosystems from Brazil, with description of a new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sousa, A.G., Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A., Ochoa, R., Oliveira, A.R. 2018. Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in “cabruca” agroecosystems from Brazil, with description of a new species. International Journal of Acarology. 44(2-3):68-79.
Redescription of Tenuipalpus palosapis Corpuz-Raros (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from the Philippines, with comparison to related species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Feres, R. 2018. Redescription of Tenuipalpus palosapis Corpuz-Raros (Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) from the Philippines, with comparison to related species. International Journal of Acarology. 44(1-2):80-89.
A new species of cave dwelling Neocarus (Acari: Opilioacaridae) from Bahia State, Brazil, with remarks on taxonomic characters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Araujo, M.S., Bichuette, M.E., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Feres, R.F. 2018. A new species of cave dwelling Neocarus (Acari: Opilioacaridae) from Bahia State, Brazil, with remarks on taxonomic characters. Zootaxa. 4402:303-322.
A checklist of chiggers from Brazil, including new records (Acari: Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae and Leeuwenhoekiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacinavicius, F.C., Bassini-Silva, R., Mendoza-Roldan, J.A., Almir, R.P., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, W.C., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2018. A checklist of chiggers from Brazil, including new records (Acari: Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae and Leeuwenhoekiidae). ZooKeys. 743:1-41.
New findings on tarsonemid mites (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) under the LT-SEM (Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy) – The case of genera Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Bauchan, G.R., Lofego, A., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R. 2019. New findings on tarsonemid mites (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) under the LT-SEM (Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy) – The case of genera Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 1(1):49-66.
The external morphology of the mouthparts, and observations on feeding and behavior of Tuckerella japonica on Camellia sinensis in the continental United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Childers, C.C., De Lillo, E., Bauchan, G.R., Rogers, M.E., Ochoa, R., Robinson, C. 2018. The external morphology of the mouthparts, and observations on feeding and behavior of Tuckerella japonica on Camellia sinensis in the continental United States. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 74(1):55-71.
A new species of Proctophyllodes Robin, 1877 from the Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea (Gmelin) (Passeriformes: Cardinalidae) from North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hermandes, F.A., O'Connor, B.M., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2017. A new species of Proctophyllodes Robin, 1877 from the Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea (Gmelin) (Passeriformes: Cardinalidae) from North America. International Journal of Acarology. 51:2407-2416.
Quadraseta brasiliensis Goff & Gettinger, 1 1989 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae): neotype designation, redescription of larva and description of deutonymph - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacinavicius, F.C., Bassini-Silva, R., Munoz-Leal, S., Hingst-Zaher, E., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Barros-Battesti, D.M. 2018. Quadraseta brasiliensis Goff & Gettinger, 1 1989 (Acari: Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae): neotype designation, redescription of larva and description of deutonymph. Acarology International Congress Proceedings. 58(2):442-456.
Comprehensive phylogeny of acariform mites (Acariformes) provides insights on the origin of the four-legged mites (Eriophyoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klimov, P., Oconnor, B.M., Chetverikov, P.E., Bolton, S.J., Amir, R., Abdolazim, L., Andrey, V., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2018. Comprehensive phylogeny of acariform mites (Acariformes) provides insights on the origin of the four-legged mites (Eriophyoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 119:105-117.
Redescription of Suctarsonemus litteratus (Mahunka, 1973) (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Ochoa, R., Lofego, A. 2017. Redescription of Suctarsonemus litteratus (Mahunka, 1973) (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae). International Journal of Acarology. 43(8):582-593.
Notes on the occurrence of Oligonychus milleri (McGregor) and Oligonychus ununguis (Jacobi) (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Zanardi, O.C., Garlet, J., Ochoa, R., Feres, R. 2018. Notes on the occurrence of Oligonychus milleri (McGregor) and Oligonychus ununguis (Jacobi) (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Brazil. Neotropical Entomology. 47:429-432.
New and little known feather mites (Acari) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hermandes, F.A., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2017. New and little known feather mites (Acari). Parasitology Research. 43(7):499-517.
Rediscovering digitules in Aphidomorpha and the question of homology among Sternorrhyncha (Insecta: Hemiptera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Metz, M., Miller, D.R., Dickey, A.M., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Skvarla, M.J., Miller, G.L. 2017. Rediscovering digitules in Aphidomorpha and the question of homology among Sternorrhyncha (Insecta: Hemiptera). ZooKeys. 4276(1):139-144.
Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) sensu lato (Acari:Tenuipalpidae) no Brasil ()
Mineiro, J.L., Sato, M.E., Raga, A., Novelli, V.M., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2017. Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) sensu lato (Acari:Tenuipalpidae) no Brasil. Boletim técnico do Instituto Biológico, São Paulo. 31:1-21.
Bee Mite ID - an online resource on identification of mites associated with bees of the World - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klimov, P., O'Conner, B.M., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Scher, J. 2017. Bee Mite ID - an online resource on identification of mites associated with bees of the World. Journal of the Acarological Society of Japan. 26(1):25-26.
Supplementary description of Novophytoptus stipae Keifer 1962 (Acariformes, Eriophyoidea) with LT-SEM observation on mites from putativley conspecific populations: cryptic speciation or polyphagy of novophytoptines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chetverikov, P.E., Amrine, J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Sujhareva, S.I., Vishnyakov, A.E. 2017. Supplementary description of Novophytoptus stipae Keifer 1962 (Acariformes, Eriophyoidea) with LT-SEM observation on mites from putatively conspecific populations: cryptic speciation or polyphagy. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 22(2):253-270.
Redescription of Tenuipalpus heveae Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and description of a new species collected on rubber tree from Amazonia, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Ramos, F.M., Feres, R.F., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2017. Redescription of Tenuipalpus heveae Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and description of a new species collected on rubber tree from Amazonia, Brazil. Acarologia. 57(2):421-458.
Bee Mite ID: Bee-associated mite genera of the world ()
Kilmov, P., Oconnor, B.M., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Redford, A., Scher, J. 2016. Bee Mite ID: Bee-associated mite genera of the world. USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP). 1(2016):350.
Catalogue of snout mites (Acariformes: Bdellidae) of the world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandes, F.A., Skvarla, M.J., Fisher, J.R., Dowling, A.G., Ochoa, R., Ueckermann, E.A., Bauchan, G.R. 2016. Catalogue of snout mites (Acariformes: Bdellidae) of the world. Zootaxa. 4152:1-83.
A new asymmetrical feather mite of the genus MIchaelia Trouessart, 1884 (Astigmata: Freyanidae) from the neotropical cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Pelecaniformes) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernanes, F.A., Mironov, S.V., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2016. A new asymmetrical feather mite of the genus MIchaelia Trouessart, 1884 (Astigmata: Freyanidae) from the neotropical cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus (Pelecaniformes). Acarologia. 56(1):45-61.
Description of two species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Trombidiformes) from succulent plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welbourn, W.C., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2016. Description of two species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Trombidiformes) from succulent plants. International Journal of Acarology. 4088(3):355-378.
Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with ontogeny and a key to the known species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Feres, R.F., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2016. Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with ontogeny and a key to the known species. Zootaxa. 4088(3):355-378.
Definition of Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari, Tenuipalpidae), with redescription of Tenuipalpus caudatus (Dugès) and description of a new species from Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E.B., Kane, E.C., Feres, R.F., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2016. Definition of Tenuipalpus sensu stricto (Acari, Tenuipalpidae), with redescription of Tenuipalpus caudatus (Dugès) and description of a new species from Costa Rica. International Journal of Acarology. 42:106-126.
Two new species of Daidalotarsonemus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A.C., Ochoa, R. 2015. Two new species of Daidalotarsonemus (Acari: Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Brazil. Acarologia. 55(4):435-448.
Ten new species of Daidalotarsonemus (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Ochoa, R., Lofego, A.C. 2015. Ten new species of Daidalotarsonemus (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae) from Costa Rica. International Journal of Acarology. 41(6):446-493.
Collophore may help direct springtail jump - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Favret, C., Tzaud, M., Erbe, E.F., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2015. Collophore may help direct springtail jump. International Congress of Acarology. 108:1-6.
The Structure, Function and Evolution of a Novel Form of Fluid-feeding Apparatus for Microbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolton, S.J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Klompen, H. 2015. The Structure, Function and Evolution of a Novel Form of Fluid-feeding Apparatus for Microbivory. International Journal of Acarology. 44:313-325.
A new species of Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with ontogeny of chaetotaxy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E., Ramos, F.M., Feres, R.J., Ochoa, R. 2015. A new species of Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Brazil, with ontogeny of chaetotaxy. Systematic and Applied Acarology. 20(3):339-356.
Role bending: complex relationships between viruses, hosts and vectors related to citrus leprosis, an emerging disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Shao, J.Y., Leon, G.M., Melzer, M.J., Beard, J.J., Otero-Colina, G., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Brlansky, R.H. 2015. Role bending: complex relationships between viruses, hosts and vectors related to citrus leprosis, an emerging disease. Phytopathology. DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-14-0375-FI.
Torrenticola trimaculata sp. nov. (Parasitengona: Torrenticolidae), a three-spotted water mite from eastern North America: taxonomic history, species delimitation, and survey of external morphology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fisher, R., Fisher, D.M., Nelson, W.A., O'Neill, J.C., Skvaria, M.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Radwell, A.J., Dowling, A.G. 2015. Torrenticola trimaculata sp. nov. (Parasitengona: Torrenticolidae), a three-spotted water mite from eastern North America: taxonomic history, species delimitation, and survey of external morphology. Acarologia. 55(1):71-116.
Brevipalpus Phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex – a closer look - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Braswell, W., Bauchan, G.R. 2015. Brevipalpus Phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex – a closer look. Zootaxa. 3944(1):1-67.
Reinstatement of the genus Colopalpus Pritchard and Baker (1958) and re-description of Colopalpus matthyssei Pritchard and Baker (1958), the type species of this genus (Acari, Tenuipalpidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, E., Ochoa, R., Feres, R.J., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R. 2015. Reinstatement of the genus Colopalpus Pritchard and Baker (1958) and re-description of Colopalpus matthyssei Pritchard and Baker (1958), the type species of this genus (Acari, Tenuipalpidae). International Journal of Acarology. 41:310-328.
New species of Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from the Brazilian rainforest including new morphological characters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A.C., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R. 2015. New species of Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from the Brazilian rainforest including new morphological characters. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 475(1):1-36.
Review of the genus Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) - (Abstract Only)
Castro, E., Ochoa, R., Feres, R.J., Bauchan, G.R. 2014. Review of the genus Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (MEETING ABSTRACT ONLY).
The role of the integument with respect to different modes of locomotion in the Nematalycidae (Endeostigmata) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolton, S.J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Pooley, C.D., Klompen, H. 2015. The role of the integument with respect to different modes of locomotion in the Nematalycidae (Endeostigmata). Experimental and Applied Acarology. 65:149-161.
Brevipalpus phoenicis (group species B) on Citrus spp. and Coffea arabica, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. - (Abstract Only)
Mineiro, J.L., Sato, M.E., Ochoa, R., Novelli, V., Nunes, M.A., Ferrira, P.R. 2014. Brevipalpus phoenicis (group species B) on Citrus spp. and Coffea arabica, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.. International Congress of Acarology. (MEETING ABSTRACT ONLY).
A Study of the Species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) Deposited in the Smithsonian USNM Insect & Mite Collection - (Proceedings)
Rezende, J.M., Ochoa, R., Feres, R.J., Bauchan, G.R. 2014. A Study of the Species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) Deposited in the Smithsonian USNM Insect & Mite Collection. Meeting Abstract. 13.
Revision of the “Gliding White Mites” (Tarsonemidae: Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus) - (Proceedings)
Rezende, J.M., Ochoa, R., Lofego, A.C., Bauchan, G.R. 2014. Revision of the “Gliding White Mites” (Tarsonemidae: Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus). Meeting Abstract. 91.
Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex – resurrection of E. W. Baker’s species (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) - (Proceedings)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Braswell, W. 2014. Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex – resurrection of E. W. Baker’s species (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). International Congress of Acarology. 60.
Preparing soft-bodied arthropods for arthropods for microscope examination: Mites (Arachnida: Acari) ()
Miller, G.L., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Mitter, C.E., Tracy, A. 2014. Preparing soft-bodied arthropods for arthropods for microscope examination: Mites (Arachnida: Acari). World Wide Web.
First record of Tenuipalpus uvae De Leon, 1962 (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mineiro, J.L., Ochoa, R., Sousa, M., Gondim, M., De Deus, G.E., Adaime, R. 2014. First record of Tenuipalpus uvae De Leon, 1962 (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Brazil. Check List. 10(1):151-152.
A new genus and species of Nematalycidae (Acari: Endeostigmata) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolton, S.J., Klompen, H., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R. 2014. A new genus and species of Nematalycidae (Acari: Endeostigmata). Journal of Natural History. 48(23-24):1359-1373.
Revision of the genus Raoiella (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) of the world. - (Proceedings)
Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Dowling, A.G., Ueckermann, E.A. 2014. Revision of the genus Raoiella (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) of the world.. International Congress of Acarology. 22.
Standard methods for tracheal mite research ()
Sammataro, D., De Guzman, L.I., George, S., Ochoa, R. 2013. Standard methods for tracheal mite research. In: Dietemann, V., Ellis, J.D, Neumann, P., editors. COLOSS Beebook: Volume II: Standard Metholds for Apis melilifera pest and pathogen research. United Kingdom:IBRA Publications. p. 1-20. Available: http://www.ibra.org.uk/articles/Standard-methods-for-tracheal-mite-research.
Brevipalpus phoenicis: unraveling the complex - (Abstract Only)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Braswell, W., Bauchan, G.R. 2013. Brevipalpus phoenicis: unraveling the complex. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (MEETING ABSTRACT ONLY).
Flat Mites of the World interactive identification key for economically important species in the family Tenuipalpidae - (Abstract Only)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Trice, M., Redford, A.J., Walters, T., Mitter, C.E. 2013. Flat Mites of the World interactive identification key for economically important species in the family Tenuipalpidae. Meeting Abstract. (ABSTRACT ONLY).
Integrating ecology and genetics to address Acari invasions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Navajas, M., Ochoa, R. 2013. Integrating ecology and genetics to address Acari invasions. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 59(1-2):1-10.
Integrating ecology and genetics to address Acari invasions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Navajas, M., Ochoa, R. 2013. Integrating ecology and genetics to address Acari invasions. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 59(1-2):1-10.
Travelling with tea: a Tuckerella’s tale - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Childers, C.C., Bauchan, G.R., Shepard, M. 2013. Travelling with tea: a Tuckerella’s tale. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 59(1-2):177-202.
New mite invasions in citrus: A look towards the early years of the twenty-first century - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferragut, F., Navia, D., Ochoa, R. 2013. New mite invasions in citrus: A look towards the early years of the twenty-first century. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 59(1-2):145-164.
A new species, of Aceria neopaederiae (Acari: Eriophyidae), infesting Paederia foetida L. (Rubiaceae) in Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konvipasruang, P., Chandrapatya, A., Amrine, Jr., J.W., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Pratt, P.D. 2012. A new species, of Aceria neopaederiae (Acari: Eriophyidae), infesting Paederia foetida L. (Rubiaceae) in Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Systematic & Applied Acarology Special Publications. 17(2):191-201.
Flat mites of the world - Edition 2 Reprint Icon ()
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.L., Trice, M., Redford, A.J., Walters, T., Mitter, C.E. 2012. Flat mites of the world - Edition 2. World Wide Web. 1(1):1-80.
Decoding Tuckerellidae and Tenuipalpidae - (Abstract Only)
Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R. 2011. Decoding Tuckerellidae and Tenuipalpidae. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. (ABSTRACT ONLY).
Trachymolgus purpureus sp. nov., an armored snout mite (Acari: Bdellidae) from the Ozark highlands: morphology, development, and key to Trachymolgus Berlese - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fisher, R., Skvaria, M.J., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Dowling, A.G. 2011. Trachymolgus purpureus sp. nov., an armored snout mite (Acari: Bdellidae) from the Ozark highlands: morphology, development, and key to Trachymolgus Berlese. ZooKeys. 125:1-34.
Phylogenetic investigation of the genus Raoiella (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae): Diversity, distribution, and world invasions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowling, A.G., Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Welbourn, W.C., Ueckermann, E.A. 2011. Phylogenetic investigation of the genus Raoiella (Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae): Diversity, distribution, and world invasions. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 57(3-4):257-269.
New flat mite genera (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) associated with Australian sedges (Cyperaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R. 2011. New flat mite genera (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae) associated with Australian sedges (Cyperaceae). Systematic & Applied Acarology Special Publications. (2941):1-37.
Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae): An island-hopping mite pest in the Caribbean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kane, E.C., Ochoa, R., Erbe, E.F., Mathurin, G. 2012. Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae): An island-hopping mite pest in the Caribbean. Revista Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 57(3-4):215-255.
Mite Biodiversity Under the Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscope - (Proceedings)
Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R., Welbourn, W.C., Erbe, E.F., Dowling, A.G., Pooley, C.D. 2011. Mite Biodiversity Under the Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscope. Meeting Abstract. 1-2.
Flat mite mouthparts and feeding: Raoiella a case study (Tetranychoidea: Tenuipalpidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Welbourn, W.C., Pooley, C.D., Dowling, A.G. 2012. Flat mite mouthparts and feeding: Raoiella a case study (Tetranychoidea: Tenuipalpidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology. 57(3-4):227-255.
Herbivore exploits chink in armor of host - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Beard, J.J., Bauchan, G.R., Kane, E.C., Dowling, A.G. 2011. Herbivore exploits chink in armor of host. American Entomologist. 57(1):26-29.
Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J., Ochoa, R., Vega, F.E. 2011. Asca nelsoni sp. nov. (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae), a new mite species from coffee leaf domatia in Costa Rica. Systematic & Applied Acarology Special Publications. 16:7-20.
SEM vouchers and genomic data from an individual specimen: maximizing the utility of delicate and rare specimens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowling, A.P., Bauchan, G.R., Beard, J.J., Ochoa, R. 2010. SEM vouchers and genomic data from an individual specimen: maximizing the utility of delicate and rare specimens. Acarologia. 50(4):479-485.
Detection and Identification of the Red Palm mite Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) ()
Kane, E., Ochoa, R. 2010. Detection and Identification of the Red Palm mite Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Revista Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 4(24):10-14.
A new genus and species Mangalaus krishianusandhanus (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menon, P., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Joshi, S., Ramamurthy, V.V. 2011. A new genus and species Mangalaus krishianusandhanus (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India. International Journal of Acarology. 37(2):131-142.
Adventive Eriophyoid Mites - a global review of their impact, pathways, prevention and challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Navia, D., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, C., Ferragut, F. 2010. Adventive Eriophyoid Mites - a global review of their impact, pathways, prevention and challenges. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 51:225-255.
The role of eriophyoids in fungal pathogen epidemiology, mere association or true interaction? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gamliel-Atinsky, E., Freeman, S., Maymon, M., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Skoracka, A., Pena, J., Palevsky, E. 2010. The role of eriophyoids in fungal pathogen epidemiology, mere association or true interaction? Experimental and Applied Acarology. 51:191-204.
Ácaros del mango ()
Mesa-Cobo, N.C., Ochoa, R., Kondo, D.R. 2009. Ácaros del mango. In: Bernal, J., editor. Technical Manual: Technology for the Cultivation of the Mango in Colombia with Emphasis in Native Mangos. Bogota, Colombia: Produmedios. p. 141-151.
Ontogenetic modification in the Tuckerellidae (Acari: Tetranychoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beard, J., Ochoa, R. 2010. Ontogenetic modification in the Tuckerellidae (Acari: Tetranychoidea). International Journal of Acarology. 36(2):169-173.
Red Palm Mite Situation in the Caribbean and Florida - (Proceedings)
Roda, A., Dowling, A., Welbourn, C., Pena, J., Rodrigues, J.C., Hoy, M., Ochoa, R., Russell, D., De Chi, W. 2010. Red Palm Mite Situation in the Caribbean and Florida. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. 44(1):80-87.
The Panicle Rice Mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, a re-discovered pest of rice in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hummel, N.A., Castro, B., Mcdonald, E., Pellerano, M., Ochoa, R. 2009. The Panicle Rice Mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, a re-discovered pest of rice in the United States. Crop Science. 28(7):547-560.
The presence of eriophyid mites on native and weed Cirsium species in North America - (Abstract Only)
Hansen, R., Ochoa, R., Bauchan, G.R., Amrine, J., Lekveishvili, M., Wells, J.D., Michels, G.J., Petanovic, R.U., Lydon, J. 2009. The presence of eriophyid mites on native and weed Cirsium species in North America [abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 160.
Interaction of Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atinsky, G., Freeman, E., Szteinberg, A., Maymon, M., Ochoa, R., Belausov, E., Palevsky, E. 2008. Interaction of Aceria mangiferae with Fusarium mangiferae, the causal agent of mango malformation disease. Journal of Phytopathology. 99:152-159.
New records for Aceria anthocopes (Acari: Eriophyidae) occurring on Canada thistle in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Michels, Jr., G.J., Carney, V.A., Lydon, J., Ochoa, R., Renn, R.L. 2008. New records for Aceria anthocopes (Acari: Eriophyidae) occurring on Canada thistle in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. Entomological News. 119:483-491.
Mites (Arachnida: Acari) inhabiting coffee domatia: a short review and recent findings from Costa Rica. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Astorga, C., Ochoa, R., Walter, D.E. 2007. Mites (Arachnida: Acari) inhabiting coffee domatia: a short review and recent findings from Costa Rica. International Journal of Acarology. 33:291-295.
A catalog of Tenuipalpidae Berlese of the world (Acari: Prostigmata) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mesa, N.C., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, W.C., Evans, G.A., Moraes, G.J. 2009. A catalog of Tenuipalpidae Berlese of the world (Acari: Prostigmata). Zootaxa. 2098:1-185.
Validating DNA barcodes: A non-destructive extraction protocol enables simultaneous vouchering of DNA and morphological vouchers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, D.L., Coddington, J.A., Gates, M.W., Norrbom, A.L., Ochoa, R., Vandenberg, N.J., Greenstone, M.H. 2007. Validating DNA barcodes: A non-destructive extraction protocol enables simultaneous vouchering of DNA and morphological vouchers. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 7:915-924.
Handbook of forage and rangeland insects: Timothy Mites ()
Lamp, W., Dively, G., Ochoa, R. 2007. Handbook of forage and rangeland insects: Timothy Mites. Entomological Society of America Miscellaneous Publications. 82-83.
First report of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and its damage to coconut palms in Puerto Rico and Culebra Island - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, J.C., Ochoa, R., Kane, E. 2007. First report of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) and its damage to coconut palms in Puerto Rico and Culebra Island. International Journal of Acarology. 33(1):3-5.
The rice mite Steneotarsonemus Spinki Smiley – an invasive species in the Americas ()
Ochoa, R., Denise Navia, R. 2009. The rice mite Steneotarsonemus Spinki Smiley – an invasive species in the Americas. Acarology International Congress Proceedings. 379-384.
USE OF LOW TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY FOR IDENTIFYING INVASIVE MITE SPECIES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Erbe, E.E., Wergin, W.P. 2006. Lt-sem for elucidating invasive mite species. Scanning. 28(2):75-76.
TWO NEW SPECIES OF TENUIPALPUS (ACARI: TENUIPALPIDAE)FROM SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mesa, N., De Moraes, G.J., Ochoa, R. 2006. Two new species of Tenuipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)from southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa. 1138:45-51.
Luis Angel Salas Fonseca (1915-1999): maestro del diagnostico agricola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R. 2006. Luis Angel Salas Fonseca (1915-1999): maestro del diagnostico agricola. Manejo Integrado De Plagas Y Agroecologia. 76:1-4.
THREE NEW CHEYLETID SPECIES (ACARI: CHEYLETIDAE) FROM THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY ENTOMOLOGICAL COLLECTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bochkov, A.V., Ochoa, R. 2005. Three new cheyletid species (Acari: Cheyletidae) from the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection. Acarina, Russian Journal of Acarology. 12(2):137-144.
TWO NEW SPECIES OF ORTHAPOLIPUS (ACARI: PODAPOLIPIDAE), PARASITES OF CENTRAL AMERICAN TETTIGONIIDAE (HEXAPODA:ORTHOPTERA) WITH A REDIAGNOSIS OF THE GENUS ORTHAPOLIPUS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Husband, R.W., Oconnor, B.M., Ochoa, R. 2005. Two new species of Orthapolipus (Acari: Podapolipidae), parasites of Central American Tettigoniidae (Hexapoda:Orthoptera) with a rediagnosis of the genus orthapolipus. International Journal of Acarology. 31(4):355-362. (#183420: December 1, 2005)
OUTBREAKS OF ITCHING BITES IN THE MIDWESTERN USA CAUSED BY AN INTRODUCED SPECIES OF ITCH MITE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Broce, A.B., Zurek, L., Kalisch, J.A., Brown, R., Keith, D.L., Gordon, D., Goedeke, J., Welbourn, C., Moser, J., Ochoa, R., Azziz-Baumgartner, E., Yip, F., Weber, J. 2006. Pyemotes herfsi (Acari: Pyemotidae) a mite new to North America as cause of bite outbreaks. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43(3):610-613.
SOME TARSONEMID MITES (ACARI: TARSONEMIDAE) FROM THE BRAZILIAN ¿CERRADO¿ VEGETATION, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THREE NEW SPECIES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lofego, A.C., Moraes, G.J., Ochoa, R. 2005. Some tarsonemid mites (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from the Brazilian "Cerrado" vegetation with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa. 823:1-27. (#171343: January 17, 2005)
OBSERVATION ON THE BIOLOGY OF THE HONEY BEE TRACHEAL MITE ACARAPIS WOODI (ACARI: TARSONEMIDAE) USING LOW-TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Pettis, J.S., Erbe, E.F., Wergin, W.P. 2005. Observation on the biology of the honey bee tracheal mite Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae) using low-temperature scanning electron microscopy. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 35:239-249. (#161535: April 1, 2005)
NEMATODE AND MITE ASSOCIATES OF BARK BEETLES ON PINE IN LOUISIANA (USA) AND ON ELM IN AUSTRIA - (Abstract Only)
Carta, L.K., Erbe, E.F., Ochoa, R., Klepzig, K., Moser, J.C., Konrad, H., Kirisits, T. 2004. Nematode and mite associates of bark beetles on pine in Louisiana (USA) and on elm in Austria. J. Nematology 36: 310.
MITOCHONDRIAL DNA AND RAPD POLYMORPHISMS IN THE HAPLOID MITE BREVIPALPUS PHOENICIS (ACARI: TENUIPALPIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, J., Meagher, M., Adams, B.J., Ochoa, R., Childers, C.S. 2004. Mitochondrial DNA and RAPD polymorphisms in the haploid mite Brevipalpus phoenicis.(Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology. 34:275-290.
A new bee mite of the genus Pseudacarapis (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ochoa, R., Pettis, J.S., Mireles, O.M. 2003. A new bee mite of the genus Pseudacarapis (Acari: Tarsonemidae) from Mexico. International Journal of Acarology. 29(4):299-305.
MORPHOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON BREVIPALPUS PHOENICIS (GEIJSKES) (ACARI: TENUIPALPIDAE) INCLUDING COMPARISONS WITH B. CALIFORNICUS (BANKS) AND B. OBOVATUS DONNADIEU. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Kane, E.C., Erbe, E.F. 2003. Morphological observations on brevipalpus phoenicis (geijskes) (acari: tenuipalpidae) including comparisons with b. californicus (banks) and b. obovatus donnadieu.. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 30: 107-134
INTERCEPTION OF A LIVE VARROA MITE ON IMPORTED CUT FLOWERS IN THE UNITED STATES ()
Pettis, J.S., Ochoa, R., Orr, J. 2003. Interception of a live varroa mite on imported cut flowers in the united states. International Journal of Acarology. 29:291-292
CITRUS LEPROSIS ITS STATUS IN FLORIDA AND TEXAS: PAST AND PRESENT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Childers, C.C., Rodrigues, J.C., Derrick, K.S., Achor, D.S., French, J.V., Welbourn, W.C., Ochoa, R., Kitajima, E.W. 2003. Citrus leprosis its status in florida and texas: past and present. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 30: 181-202
Mites (Acari) for pest control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gerson, U., Smiley, R.L., Ochoa, R. 2003. Mites (Acari) for pest control. London Publishing House. p. 540.
Systematic revision of the Genus Deleonia (Acari: Tarsonemidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldarazena, A., Ochoa, R., Childers, C.C. 2003. Systematic revision of the Genus Deleonia (Acari: Tarsonemidae). International Journal of Acarology. 28(3):221-240.
LOW TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY OF SOFT BODIED ORGANISMS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
VERSATILE AND INEXPENSIVE SPECIMEN HOLDER FOR HIGH ANGLE AZIMUTH ROTATION IN A LOW TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BREVIPALPUS MITES ON CITRUS AND THEIR STATUS AS VECTORS OF CITRUS LEPROSIS [BREVIPALPUS COMO VECTORES DE LA LEPROSIS DE LOS CITRICOS] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
THE PRESENCE OF ACERIA ANTHOCOPTES (NAL.)(ACARI: ERIOPHYIDAE) ON CIRSIUM SPECIES IN THE UNITED STATES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Internat. J. Acarol. 27(3):179-187. (peer-reviewed journal article)
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF AMBIENT TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND LOW TEMPERTURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY IN STUDYING MITEMORPHOLOGY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
REVISION OF THE GENUS ADACTYLIDIUM CROSS (ACARI: TARSONEMIDA: ACAROPHENACIDAE), MITES ASSOCIATED WITH THRIPS (THYSANOPTERA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
"MITE FIRE" IN EL SALVADOR. ()
EXAMINATION OF FROZEN, HYDRATED MITES USING LOW TEMPERATURE FIELD MISSION SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
OSCILLATING BOTHRIDIAL SETAE OF MITES OBSERVED BY LOW TEMPERATURE SEM. - (Abstract Only)
OSCILLATING TRICHOBOTHRIA IN THE SEM: BIOLOGICAL CAPACITORS OR CHARGING ARTIFACTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
USE OF LOW TEMPERATURE FIELD EMISSION SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY TO EXAMINE MITES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
REVISION OF THE GENUS PARADACTYLIDIUM MAHUNKA (ACARI: ACAROPHENACIDAE). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
REVISION OF THE MITE FAMILY PHYTOPTIDAE - (Abstract Only)
PHYTOSEIIDAE OF CENTRAL AMERICA (ACARI: MESOSTIGMATA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
TWO NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS EXCELSOTARSONEMUS (ACARI: TARSONEMIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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