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Species Oligonychus ununguis - Spruce Spider Mite

Eastern hemlock miner? - Oligonychus ununguis Eastern hemlock miner? - Oligonychus ununguis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Suborder Prostigmata (prostigs)
Infraorder Eleutherengona
No Taxon (Raphignathina)
Superfamily Tetranychoidea
Family Tetranychidae (Spider Mites)
Subfamily Tetranychinae
Genus Oligonychus
Species ununguis (Spruce Spider Mite)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tetranychus ununguis Jacobi, 1905
Food
Most species of conifers, including spruce (Picea), fir (Abies), hemlock (Tsuga), pine (Pinus), larch (Larix), arborvitae (Thuja), and juniper (Juniperus).
Internet References
Spider Mites on Conifers (forestpests.org)
Spider Mites on Hemlocks (treeboss.net)
Spruce Spider Mite on Fraser Fir (NC State University Cooperative Extension)