Development and reproduction of Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Acari: Laelapidae) with fungus gnat larvae (Diptera: Sciaridae), potworms (Oligochaeta: Enchytraeidae) or Sancassania aff. sphaerogaster (Acari: Acaridae) as the sole food source

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2005
Authors:Cabrera, A.R., Cloyd, R.A., Zaborski E.R.
Journal:Experimental and Applied Acarology
Volume:36
Pagination:71-81
Type of Article:article
Keywords:Bradysia, Development, Diptera, Egg, Enchytraeidae, Greenhouse, Insect prey, Larvae, Mortality, Predation, Sancassania, Sciaridae, Stratiolaelaps scimitus
Abstract:

Stratiolaelaps ( = Hypoaspis) miles (Berlese) (Acari: Mesostigmata:
Laelapidae) is a polyphagous soil-dwelling predatory mite that is
widely marketed for use in greenhouse production systems to manage
populations of dark-winged fungus gnats, Bradysia spp

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