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Family Phytoseiidae

Typhlodromus occidentalis Predatory mite of apple and grape - Amblyseius andersonii (Chant) - Phytoseiidae - Amblyseius andersoni Predatory mite of apple and grape - Amblyseius andersonii (Chant) - Phytoseiidae - Amblyseius andersoni Predatory Mite - Amblyseius swirskii Mites Mites Mites Amblyseius sp. - Amblyseius
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Parasitiformes
Order Mesostigmata (Mesostigs)
Suborder Dermanyssina
Superfamily Phytoseioidea
Family Phytoseiidae
Numbers
2,709 described species of Phytoseiidae (2,436 valid species), in 91 genera and three subfamilies (Amblyseiinae, Phytoseiinae and Typhlodrominae) in the world
313 spp. in the US
Remarks
Some species have been introduced as biocontrols of other mites. Phytoseiulus persimilis (Green methods.com)