Insect Hotline Issue 18

 

 

Stipling damage

Two spotted spider mite damage (stippling) on leaves.  Photo by:  Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Extension Specialist, University of Delaware

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Underside of stippled leaves.  Close inspection may reveal webbing, shed skins, eggs and mites.  Photo by:  Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Extension Specialist, University of Delaware

 

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Close-up of mites and eggs on underside of leaf.  Photo provided by:  John A. Weidhass, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, bugwood.org

Insect Hotline Issue 6

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Spruce spider mite damage from a distance.  Photo by Brian Kunkel, University of Delaware

 

 

 

 

 

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Close-up of spruce spider mite damage.  Photo by Brian Kunkel, University of Delaware

 

 

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Close-up of spruce spider mite and an egg.  Photo provided by:  USDA Forest Service-NE Archive, bugwood.org

 

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Close-up of spruce spider mite adult.  Photo by:  Tracy Wootten, University of Delaware

What’s Hot HL Issue 14


Two spotted spider mites. Photo provided by: Tracy Wootten, Horticulture Extension Agent, Sussex County, University of Delaware

Dogwood suffering from drought conditions. Photo provided by: Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Specialist, University of Delaware

Turfgrass going dormant under drought conditions. Photo provided by: Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Specialist, University of Delaware.

Gray squirrel. Photo provided by: Joseph LaForest, University of Georgia, bugwood.org

Squirrel damage. Photo provided by: Todd Watson, Texas A&M; University, bugwood.org

Insect Hotline Issue 13


Two spotted spider mites with eggs (up close). Photo provided by: Tracy Wootten, Horticulture Extension Agent, Sussex County, University of Delaware

Two spotted spider mites and eggs. Photo provided by: Tracy Wootten, Horticulture Extension Agent, Sussex County, University of Delaware

Insect Hotline Issue 3


Privet Rust mites. Photo found at: http://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG189/html/Privet_Rust_Mite.HTML

Southern red mite damage. Photo provided by: Frank A. Hale, University of Tennessee, Bugwood.org

Spruce spider mite damage. Photo provided by: Eric R. Day, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org

Insect Hotline Issue 23


Southern red mite eggs, adult, and immature. Photo provided by: Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org

Southern red mite eggs. Photo provided by: Jim Baker, North Carolina State University, Bugwood.org

Spruce spider mite feeding damage. Damage occurs on older foliage first. Photo provided by: USDA Forest Service – Region 4 Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Spruce spider mite adult and egg. Photo provided by: USDA Forest Service – Northeastern Area Archive, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Insect Hotline Issue 2


Old spruce spider mite damage. Photo by: Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Specialist, University of Delaware.

Close-up of spruce spider mite feeding damage. Photo by: Brian Kunkel, Ornamentals IPM Specialist, University of Delaware.

Spruce spider mite egg and adult. Photo provided by: Photo by USDA Forest Service – Northeastern Area Archive, USDA Forest Service.