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Research Project: Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics

Location: Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Title: Tenuipalpidae Database

item CASTRO, E.B. - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)
item MESA, N.C. - Universidad De Colombia
item FERES, RUF - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)
item DE MORAES, GILBERTO - Universidade De Sao Paulo
item Ochoa, Ronald - Ron
item BEARD, J.J. - University Of Maryland
item DEMITE, PETERSON - Universidade De Sao Paulo

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/1/2020
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The Tenuipalpidae is one of the most important families of phytophagous mites. Several tenuipalpids species are considered pests in many crops around the world. They also are known as flat mites and false spider mites. This database contains updated taxonomic information about the tenuipalpids species described, based mostly on Mesa et al. (2009). It was prepared according to the taxonomic system provided in Mesa et al. (2009) and Beard et al. (2012) (Flat Mites of the World, available from:, and contains information about 1200 named species.