Citrus bud mite
Aceria sheldoni. Previously, the mite was known as Eriophyes sheldoni.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mani Mua
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and Mite pests of citrus (2003) Agfacts NSW Agriculture. Mite pests of citrus. (http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/138705/mite-pests-citrus.pdf); and Using petroleum-based spray oils in citrus (2005) Agfacts NSW Agriculture. (https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/137646/petroleum-sprays-citrus.pdf); and Aceria sheldoni. Wikipedia. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aceria_sheldoni); and from EPPO Standards (PP2/27(1) (2004) Bulletin 34, 43-56. (https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/ACEISH/documents). Photo 1 Giancarlo Dessi (2007) Damage of Aceria sheldoni (Acari: Eriophyidae) on lemon. (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aceria_sheldoni_3.jpg).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/18: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Pacific Community.
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