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Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Superorder: Parasitiformes
Order: Mesostigmata
Suborder: Dermanyssina
Superfamily: Ascoidea
Family: Phytoseiidae
Subfamily: Typhlodrominae
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.
  2. ^ www.tandfonline.com
  3. ^ mapress.com
  4. ^ ISSN 1175-5326/2012.2
  5. ^ zoobank.org

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