Some biological and ecological remarks on Trichouropoda orbicularis, a pest of harvested maize grains and a larviparous Uropodid mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Uropodina)

Abstract :

Morphological features and geographic distribution of Trichouropoda orbicularis are given and larva, deutonymph and adults of the species are described with original figures. Larviparity is reported for the species first time. Larva is extracted by microoperation from the body of female and then studied. It is emphasized that the species is a stored food mite and contaminate harvested maize grains.

Keyword :

Acari, Uropodina, Trichouropoda orbicularis, larviparity, Turkey

Author(s) : Bal, D. A., Özkan, M.
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Published Issue : 2007 Vol. 2 Number 1

2007 Vol. 2 Number 1