two-spotted spider mite
noun Date: 1947 a widely distributed spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) that feeds on soft plant parts and is a pest in greenhouses and gardens — called also two-spotted mite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • two-spotted spider mite — noun also two spotted mite : a widely distributed plant feeding mite (Tetranychus bimaculatus) that feeds on various usually herbaceous plants but is sometimes a serious pest in orchards * * * /tooh spot id/ a widespread web spinning mite,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-spotted spider mite — /tooh spot id/ a widespread web spinning mite, Tetranychus urticae, that is a pest of fruit trees and houseplants. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • two-spotted spider mite — Tetranychus urticae …   Medical dictionary

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  • two-spotted mite — noun see two spotted spider mite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • two-spotted mite — noun see two spotted spider mite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spider — Taxobox name = Spiders image width = 250px image caption = an Orb weaver spider, Family: Araneidae regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida ordo = Araneae ordo authority = Clerck, 1757 diversity link =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tetranychus urticae — Taxobox name = Tetranychus urticae image width = 250px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari superordo = Acariformes ordo = Prostigmata subordo = Eleutherengona… …   Wikipedia

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