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A new Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) reared from the Douglas-fir cone mothAuthor(s): J.C. Moser; R.L. Smiley; I.S. Otvos
Source: Internation Journal of Acarology 13(2): 141-147
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionPyemotes barbara, n. sp., is illustrated and described.This species is parasitic on pupae of Barbara colfaxiana (Kearfott), one of the important cone and seed pests of Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco.The Pyemotes mite considered here is a candidate for the biological control of forest insects.
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CitationMoser, J.C.; Smiley, R.L.; Otvos, I.S. 1987. A new Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) reared from the Douglas-fir cone moth. Internation Journal of Acarology 13(2): 141-147
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