Eutetranychus (genus)

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Eutetranychus buxi (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Guillaume Jacquemin
Source: Insect Gallery

Eutetranychus Banks, 1917

This genus of spider mites includes around 25 species. Two species are regarded as agricultural pests, infesting citrus and several other crops. The genus is closely related to the genus Neotetranychus and has been originally described as a subgenus of Neotetranychus. It is mainly characterised by the number and position of its dorsal setae.

Type species: Eutetranychus banksi

Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: