Phytoseiidae

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Phytoseiidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Superorder: Parasitiformes
Order: Mesostigmata
Family: Phytoseiidae
Berlese, 1916
Subfamilies [1]

Amblyseiinae
Phytoseiinae
Typhlodrominae

Diversity
c. 70 genera, 2,000 species

Phytoseiidae is a family of mites which feed on thrips and other mite species. They are often used as a biological control agent for managing mite pests.

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  1. ^ Moraes et al. 2004

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