citrus red mite
noun Date: 1945 a relatively large mite (Panonychus citri) that is a destructive pest on the foliage of citrus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • citrus red mite — I. noun or citrus red spider : a comparatively large mite (Panonychus citri) resembling the European red mite and being a destructive pest of citrus, feeding on the foliage and turning the leaves speckled or silvery by extracting the chlorophyll… …   Useful english dictionary

  • citrus red mite — a large mite, Panonychus citri, that is an important pest of citrus. Also called citrus red spider, purple mite. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • citrus red mite — Panonychus citri …   Medical dictionary

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  • red mite — noun Date: 1894 any of several mites having a red color: as a. European red mite b. citrus red mite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • red mite — noun : any of several mites having a red color: as a. : chigger b. : european red mite c. : chicken mite d …   Useful english dictionary

  • Citrus industry in the Caribbean — The Citrus industry in the Caribbean is a major one in the Caribbean. Citrus fruits consists of oranges, pineapples, grapefruit, tangerines, limes, and lemons. The Caribbean countries which export citrus fruit are Belize, Jamaica, Puerto Rico,… …   Wikipedia

  • citrusred mite — citrus red mite n. A large mite (Panonychus citri) that infests citrus plants and shrubs. Also called citrus red spider. * * * …   Universalium

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  • purple mite. — See citrus red mite. * * * …   Universalium

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