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Definition of the noun Prostigmata

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Prostigmata is an order of Arachnida.

Prostigmata is a suborder of Arachnida, described by Kramer in 1877.

Phrases with Prostigmata

  1. Order Prostigmata
  2. suborder Prostigmata

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Google previewThe Greenland Entomofauna (2015)

An Identification Manual of Insects, Spiders and their Allies by Jens Böcher, N.P. Kristensen (†), Thomas Pape, Lars Vilhelmsen

Olga Makarova The Prostigmata is a large and extremely diverse taxon morphologically and ecologically. It comprises terrestrial, aquatic and marine, parasitic and free living (predatory, saprophagous, phytophagous, microphytophagous) ...

Google previewGrassland Invertebrates (1994)

Ecology, Influence on Soil Fertility and Effects on Plant Growth by J. P. Curry

The Prostigmata is a particularly heterogenous group with regard to life cycles. Among the Pyemotidae, Scutacaridae and Tarsone- midae there is usually only one nymphal stage, whereas among other common families such as the Bdellidae ...

Google previewAcarology (2001)

Proceedings of the 10th International Congress by DE Walter, H Proctor, RA Norton, M Colloff, RB Halliday

INTRODUCTION Prostigmata is a large and diverse group of mites in terms of number of species and range of habitats. It probably accounts for more than one- third of the mite species reported from New Zealand. General reviews of the ...

Google previewNature and Human Society (2000)

The Quest for a Sustainable World by Peter H. Raven

Prostigmata is a diverse assemblage of predators, plant parasites, algal feeders, and parasites of vertebrate and invertebrate animals. Mesostigmata also includes parasites, but most of its members are predators in soil and decomposing ...

Google previewEntomology and Pest Management (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Prostigmata is a suborder of mites belonging to the order Trombidiformes, which contains the 'sucking' members of the 'true mites';. Many species are notorious pests on plants. Wellknown examples of prostigmatan plant parasites are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

(Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae). JORGE E.

These mites are generally abundant in Mauritius on coconut Red Palm Mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Prostigmata:Tenuipalpidae) 3123.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

the Actinedida ( Prostigmata) and the Oribatida (Cryptostigmata). The Parasitiformes comprise four orders, two of which include only a few species of no medical or veterinary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Trombidiformes (Prostigmata, Eupodina) Trombidiformes (Prostigmata, Parasitengona) Ascidae (F) Dithinozerconidae (F) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

The Prostigmata (twenty-four species) are hypothesised as having colonised the continent subsequent to glaciation, considering that close relatives (from the same genus) are found on surrounding islands. The prostigmatid mite families found ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

(Tetranychidae: Prostigmata). It is an important pest of citrus in India. The infested leaves are speckled with whitish spots, which later turn silvery or brown and drop prematurely. Fruits are also attacked which turn grey or yellow. Citrus white fly: ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Aceria malherbe bindweed gall mite (Prostigmata: Eriophyidae), native to Europe and Northern Africa, introduced into the southern part of the United States ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Suborder: — >Prostigmata (trombidiform mites with a pair of spiracles located anteriorly near mouth region; many free-living predatory species and some parasitic families). Family: — >Demodicidae (—> Mites). Family: — > Trombiculidae ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

Acari include two orders: Acariformes, comprising the suborders Prostigmata, Oribatida, and Astigmata, all well represented in the Arctic; and Parasitiformes, with only the suborder Mesostigmata represented in the Arctic. Studies on Arctic have ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Grasses (2006)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology - 3 Volume Set by Umberto Quattrocchi

Allsopp, “Spider mites of sugarcane in Australia: a review of grassfeeding Oligonychus Berlese ( Acari: Prostigmata: Tetranychidae).” Australian Journal of Entomology 42(1): 51- 78.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

— Degenerate, mostly parasitic forms approaching the Prostigmata. in the development of uitcguroental FIG. 78.

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