Bryobia rubrioculus (Scheuten, 1857)

Zeity, Mahram, 2017, Some new records of spider mites (Acari, Tetranychidae) from Syria, Acarologia 57 (3), pp. 651-654 : 652

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Bryobia rubrioculus (Scheuten, 1857)


Bryobia rubrioculus (Scheuten, 1857)

This species reported from Lebanon on Malus domestica and Prunus domestica ( Dosse 1963, Dosse and Musa, 1967). This species is distributed worldwide and reported from 63 countries on 66 species of host plants a majority of them belonging to family Rosaceae . In the present study, this species was found associated with the buds of the Prunus domestica and relatively in huge members at the bases of leaves, feeding and causing discoloration on the upper surface of the leaf.

Material examined — 11 females, ex. Prunus domestica , coll. Mahran Zeity, Qalaat Mahalibeh, Latakia, (35°30’13.6"N, 36°05’03.6"E) September, 2016 GoogleMaps .