Definition of Tetranychid

1. Noun. Web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees.

Exact synonyms: Spider Mite
Generic synonyms: Mite
Group relationships: Family Tetranychidae, Tetranychidae
Specialized synonyms: Panonychus Ulmi, Red Spider, Red Spider Mite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetranychid

tetraneumona
tetraneutron
tetraneutrons
tetranitrate
tetranitrates
tetranitride
tetranitrides
tetranitro
tetranitrol
tetranitromethane
tetranortriterpenoid
tetranortriterpenoids
tetranuclear
tetranucleotide
tetranucleotides
tetranychid (current term)
tetraonid
tetraonids
tetraose
tetraoses
tetraotus
tetraoxane
tetraoxanes
tetraoxide
tetraoxides
tetraoxygen
tetraoxygens
tetraparesis
tetrapartite
tetrapeptide

Literary usage of Tetranychid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Class Book of Economic Entomology: With Special Reference to the Economic by William Lochhead (1919)
"FAMILY tetranychid^; (RED SPIDERS) "Red Spider" (Tetranychus bimaculatus Harvey).—(Consult Bull. 416, US Dep. Agr., 1917; Bull. 79, Mass. ..."

2. Proceedings of the FAO/IRRI Workshop on Judicious and Efficient Use of by International Rice Research Institute (1984)
"tetranychid enemies: their biological characters and the impact of spray practices. Hilgardia 40:331-390. ..."

3. Handbook of Medical Entomology by William Albert Riley, Oskar Augustus Johannsen (1915)
"... (for piercing) tetranychid^E The genus Tetranychus may be distinguished from the other genera occurring in the United States by the following ..."

4. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"... Laboratory and field effects of chemical fruit thin- ners on tetranychid and predatory mites (Acari) of apple. ..."

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