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Oligonychus sacchari

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Arachnida
Order  Trombidiformes
Scientific name  Oligonychus sacchari
Phylum  Arthropoda
Subclass  Acari
Family  Tetranychidae
Rank  Species
Similar  Oligonychus, Trombidiformes, Oligonychus afrasiaticus, Lorryia formosa, Oligonychus ununguis

Oligonychus sacchari, the sugarcane mite, yellow mite or sugarcane yellow mite, is a species of mite.

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Ecology

The main plant host for O. sacchari is sugar cane, but it also been observed on other grasses, including Bambusa arundinacea, Setaria italica, Sorghum arundinaceum, Sorghum halepense and Sorghum vulgare, and an orchid of the genus Dendrobium.

Taxonomy

Oligonychus sacchari was first described by E. A. McGregor in 1942 under the name Paratetranychus sacchari. The type specimen was living on sugar cane on the island of Puerto Rico.

References

Oligonychus sacchari Wikipedia


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