Schizotetranychus krungthepensis, Auger & Naing, 2014

Poojar, Dyamanagouda, Ramakrishnan, Vishnupriya & Gowda, Channegowde Chinnamade, 2021, Two new records of spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) with new host plant from Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India, Persian Journal of Acarology 11 (1), pp. 153-157 : 155-156

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Schizotetranychus krungthepensis


S. krungthepensis Auger & Naing, 2014

Geographical distribution – It was recorded from Saccharum officinarum (Poaceae) from

Thailand as a new species ( Naing et al. 2014). Also, it is reported from some parts of India during

2015–2020 from All India Network Project on Agril. Acarology, Network unit at Bangalore and other centers from different states: Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore ( SBI); Villupurum; Satyamangalam, Karur, Cuddalore, Kattur ; Kerala: Kannur, Agali ; Punjab: Ludhiana, Fazilka , Faridkot, Sangrur ; West Bengal: Kalyani ; Gujrat: Navsari ; Karnataka: Mandya .

Material examined – 2♂ and 3♀, Sugarcane Breeding Institute ( SBI), Coimbatore, TNAU 0179-0184 View Materials , 08.viii.2019 from Saccharum officinarum .

Remarks – Mites colonies are seen undersurface of leaves within silken webs. This species is considered to be a future threat in sugarcane production in India; its invasive entry remains uncertain.

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