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A new Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) reared from the Douglas-fir cone moth. 1987. Moser, J.C.; Smiley, R.L.; Otvos, I.S. Journal of International Acarology 13(2): 141-147.

Year: 1987

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 2667

Language: English

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DOI: 10.1080/01647958708683494

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Abstract

Pyemotes barbara, n. sp., is illustrated and described. This species is parasitic on pupae of Barbara colfaxiana (Kearfott), one of the important cone and seed pests of Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco. The Pyemotes mite considered here is a candidate for the biological control of forest insects.