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    Author(s): John C. Moser
    Date: 1976
    Source: Can. Ent. 108: 809-813
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Sticky traps caught large numbers of mites that adhere tightly or ride in protected places on attacking southern pine beetles and tetreived seom of the mites that are loosely attached. Of the 2539 beetles surveyed, only 39.6% carried mites. Seven species of phoretic mites were found; thw two most common, Tarsonemus krantzi and Trichouropoda australis, showed no preference for either beetle sex but preferred to ride on specific parts of the body.

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    Moser, John C. 1976. Surveying mites (Acarina) Phoretic on the southern pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) with sticky traps. Can. Ent. 108: 809-813

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