Grains Research and Development

Mites (17 results)

  • Balaustium Mite

    Balaustium medicagoense

    Region
    West
    Adults are up to 2 mm, uniformly red-brown and on close examination covered with stout hairs. Very young ones are bright red....
  • Clover Mite

    Bryobia praetiosa

    Region
    West
    Body less than 1 mm, fawn and orange with pale orange legs. Front legs are 1.5 times the length of the body....
  • Balaustium Mite

    Balaustium medicagoense

    Region
    South
    Adults are up to 2 mm in length, have a dark red- brown coloured body and on close examination are covered with short stout hairs. They have eight red coloured legs. Newly hatched nymphs have six legs and are bright orange in colour...
  • Clover Mite

    Bryobia spp.

    Region
    South
    Adults are about 0.75 mm in length, have an oval shaped and flattened body. They have a brown to fawn-orange coloured body and eight pale orange legs. The front legs are 1.5 times the length of their body. They are most active in warm conditions in autumn, spring and early...
  • Blue Oat Mite

    Penthaleus major

    Region
    West
    Adults are 1 mm long and have 8 red-orange legs. On close examination the body is a dark purplish-blue and adults have a red spot on the back....
  • Blue Oat Mite

    Penthaleus spp.

    Region
    South
    Adults are 1 mm long and have eight red- orange legs. On close examination the body is dark blue-black in colour and adults have a red mark on their back. Mites generally feed singularly. This pest is active from autumn to late spring and is widely distributed across southern Australia....