Cyclamen Mite, Phytonemus pallidus (Banks) (Arachnida: Acarina: Tarsonemidae)
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Denmark, Harold A. 2021. “Cyclamen Mite, Phytonemus Pallidus (Banks) (Arachnida: Acarina: Tarsonemidae): EENY-178/IN335, Rev. 8/2004”. EDIS 2004 (11). Gainesville, FL.


Revised! This document is EENY-178 (originally published as DPI Entomology Circulars 25, 177 and 306), part of the Featured Creatures collection. Published by the the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension, August 2004.

EENY-178/IN335: Cyclamen Mite, Phytonemus pallidus (Banks) (Arachnida: Acari: Tarsonemidae) (
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