Aculops lycopersici

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Aculops lycopersici
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A. lycopersici
Binomial name
Aculops lycopersici
(Massee, 1937)

Aculops lycopersici, also known as the tomato russet mite, is a species of mite that belongs to the family Eriophydae.

Aculops lycopersici is an important pest in tomato plants.[1] It was first described by Massee[2][3] in 1937 in Australia, but is now common around the world.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malais; Ravensberg (1991). Kennen en herkennen. Doetinchem: Reed Business Information. p. 44. ISBN 9054391197.
  2. ^ "An eriophyid mite injurious to tomato". bulletin entomology research. 28: 403.
  3. ^ http://www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2011/search/all/key/aculops+lycopersici/match/1