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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Acarina
Family: Phytoseiidae
Genus: Typhlodromus
Scheuten, 1857

Typhlodromus is a genus of predatory mites belonging to the family Phytoseiidae.[1] Members of this genus feed largely on other mites such as red spider mites and several species are popular as biological control agents to control these pests.



  1. ^ Dr. Gilberto Jose de Moraes (2005). Phytoseiidae Species Listing. Biology Catalog, Texas A&M University. Retrieved on August 19, 2010.