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Maple spider mite

Be on the look out for maple spider mite.

Potential host plants based on INRA website:
Platanus occidentalis; Acer rubrum; Acer saccharinum [Reeves (1963)]; Acer saccharum; Acer sp.; Acer x freemanii]; Aesculus sp.


Frank, S. and Dale, A. 2015. Maple Spider Mite, Oligonychus aceris (Shimer), Acariformes: Tetranychidae. NC State University Extension. July 3, 2015. <10 August 2018>

Frank, S. Maple spider mite. ECOIPM Blog. NC State. <10 August 2018>

Prado, J. B. 2013.Management of Potato Leafhopper and Maple Spider Mite on Nursery Grown Maples (2013). Open Access Dissertations. 73. <10 August 2018>

Prado, J., Quesada, C., Gosney, M., Mickelbart, M., and Sadof, C. 2015. Effects of Nitrogen Fertilization on Potato Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and Maple Spider Mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) on Nursery-Grown Maples. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(3):1221-1227. 2015. <10 August 2018>



Maple spider mite on 'Autumn Blaze' maple
maple spider mite

Maple spider mite egg, larva, and nymph
maple spider mite egg, larva, and nymph

Mate guarding by male maple spider mite
Mate guarding by male maple spider mite

Female maple spider mite
maple spider mite female

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