Red Palm Mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Arachnida: Acari: Tenuipalpidae)
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Hoy, Marjorie A., Jorge Peña, and Ru Nguyen. 2007. “Red Palm Mite, Raoiella Indica Hirst (Arachnida: Acari: Tenuipalpidae): EENY-397/IN711, Rev. 4/2010”. EDIS 2007 (6). Gainesville, FL.


EENY-397, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Marjorie A. Hoy, Jorge Peña and Ru Nguyen, describes this pest of several important ornamental and fruit-bearing palm species that is in the process of colonizing islands in the Carribean.  Includes sections on distribution; description and life cycle; hosts; survey, detection and damage; management; and selected references.  Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, November 2006. Revised April 2010.

EENY-397/IN711: Red Palm Mite, Raoiella indica Hirst (Arachnida: Acari: Tenuipalpidae) (
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