Pentamerismus taxi

Pentamerismus Taxi

Common Name:  false spider mite

Latin Name: Pentamerismus taxi

Host plant: Taxaceae, monophagous are host plants

Territory: Throughout in United States

Damages caused by Pentamerismus taxi:

The mites are vagrants on the needles and don’t appear to be doing any harm.

Life history and habits:

Pentamerismus taxi (Haller) has existed in the nation’s conditions for one generation. Under novel circumstances, the mite has the propensity to extend its native area and establish a stable population. As a result, the appearance of a new harmful pest necessitates rigorous additional research, the formulation of solutions, and their application.