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Trends in acarology : proceedings of the 12th International Congress

Author: M W Sabelis; J Bruin
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2010] ©2010
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"Acari are everywhere and acarologists go after them - some aiming to explore the bewildering diversity of the mites and ticks, others trying to understand the how and why of their being. For the past 50 years, the International Congress of Acarology has been the foremost forum for worldwide communication on the knowledge of mites and ticks, helping researchers and students to look beyond the borders of their  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: M W Sabelis; J Bruin
ISBN: 9789048198368 9048198364 9789048198375 9048198372
OCLC Number: 690101293
Notes: "The 12th International Congress of Acarology, held from 21-26 August 2006 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ..."--Preface, page xiii.
Description: xiii, 566 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: From sequence to phoresy : molecular biology in acarology / Hans Klompen --
Systematic relationships of Lohmanniidae (Acari: Oribatida) / Roy A. Norton --
Anomalies of notogastral structures in poronotic oribatid mites (Oribatida: Poronota) interpreted as cryptic ancestral characters modulated by regulatory genes / Gerd Weigmann --
Phylogeny and host-parasite associations of feather mites of the Pteroherpus generic group (Astigmata: Pteronyssidae) / Sergey Mironov & Georges Wauthy --
Ontogeny of the famulus in selected members of Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) and its suitability as a phylogenetic marker / Jan Mourek & Ladislav Miko --
Food competition and feeding behavior and its implications for the phylogeny of the Histiostomatidae (Astigmata) / Stefan Wirth --
Assessment of the usefulness of eight DNA fragments for phylogenetic studies within the family Phytoseiidae / M.-S. Tixier, S. Guichou & S. Kreiter --
The genus Dermanyssus (Mesostigmata: Dermanyssidae) : history and species characterization / L. Roy & C. Chauve --
First ultrastructural observations on a putative sperm access system in veigaiid females (Veigaiidae, Gamasida) / Gerd Alberti, Antonella di Palma, Gerald W. Krantz & Czeslaw Blaszak --
Comparative ultrastructure of the integument in adult mites of the Parasitengona and its phylogenetic implication / Andrew B. Shatrov --
The water mite family Pontarachnidae, with new data on its peculiar morphological structures (Acari: Hydachnidia) / Harry Smit & Gerd Alberti --
Two novel adaptations for dispersal in the mite family Histiostomatidae (Astigmata) / Norman J. Fashing --
'Private matters' of Sancassania berlesei (Acaridida, Acaridae) : testes, receptaculum seminis, ovary and the location of sperm / Kerstin Klien & Manfred G. Walzl --
Heterozerconidae : a comparison between a temperate and a tropical species / Beverly S. Gerdeman & Rufino Garcia --
Patterns of diversity in the Ceratozetoidea (Acari: Oribatida) : a North American assessment / Valerie Behan-Pelletier & Heinrich Schatz --
Mites occurring in the canopy of Sitka spruce growing in Ireland / Julio Arroyo, Patrick Neville & Thomas Bolger --
Changes of the oribatid community after a windthrow event / Eileen Kreibich, Coronula Grauf & Sabrina Strauch --
Effects of a windthrow event in the forest of the peninsula Darss on the gamasid fauna (Arachnida) and Collembola / Annett Wegener & Gerd Alberti --
Succession of oribatid fauna (Acari, Oribatida) in fallen spruce trees : deadwood promotes species and functional diversity / Piotr Skubala & Magdalena Maslak --
Effects of reforestation with conifers on the communities of mesostigmatic mites in northern Spain (Acari: Mesostigmata) / María Lourdes Moraza --
Actinedid mite community diversity in a succession gradient in continental sand-dune habitats of central Europe / David J. Russell & Gerd Alberti --
Communities of Oribatida associated with litter input in western red cedar tree crowns : are moss mats 'magic carpets' for oribatid mite dispersal? / Zoë Lindo --
Oribatid communities (Acari: Oribatida) associated with bird's nest ferns (Asplenium nidus complex) in a subtropical Japanese forest : a mini-review / Shigenori Karasawa & Naoki Hijii --
Mites of the families Anystidae and Teneriffiidae from Baja California Sur, Mexico / Mercedes Guadalupe López-Campos & Ignacio Vázquez-Rojas --
Terrestrial species of the genus Nanorchestes (Endeostigmata: Nanorchestidae) in Europe / Matti Uusitalo --
Ptyctima (Acari, Oribatida) in various habitats in Finland / R. Penttinen & V. Huhta --
Distribution of Cosmochthonius species (Oribatida: Cosmochthoniidae) in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, Ukraine and Tajikistan / R. Penttinen & E. Gordeeva --
An inventory of oribatid mites, the main decomposers in bogs of Colchic Lowland (Caucasus, Georgia) / Maka Murvanidze & Eristo Kvavadze --
The soil mites of buttongrass moorland (Tasmania) and their response to fire as a management tool / David Green --
The water mite genus Torrenticola (Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) in Costa Rica : ecology, diversity, and bioindicator potential / Tom Goldschmidt --
Stage distributions of cunaxids in soil and litter at Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico / Blanca E. Mejía-Recamier & Gabriela Castaño-Meneses --
Mites (Mesostigmata) inhabiting bird nests in Slovakia (Western Carpathians) / Peter Fend'a --
Ereynetid mites (Tydeoidea: Ereynetidae) associated with garlic crops in Guanajuato, Mexico / Ignacio Mauro Vázquez-Rojas & Edith G. Estrada-Venegas --
Nutritional biology of oribatid mites from different microhabitats in the forest / Jaroslav Smrž --
Enzyme activities and internal bacteria of saprophagous soil mites (Acari: Oribatida, Acaridida) / Jaroslav Smrž --
Analysis of tissues for EcR and RXR nuclear receptor gene expression during vitellogenesis in the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata / Mari Horigane & DeMar Taylor --
A cysteine protease inhibitor (cystatin) from the tick Haemaphysalis longicornis is involved in tick innate immunity / Jinlin Zhou & Kozo Fujisaki --
Oil gland secretions in Oribatida (Acari) / Günther Raspotnig --
How astigmatic mites control the emission of two or even three types of pheromones from the same gland / Yasumasa Kuwahara --
The role of infochemicals in the interaction between cassava green mite and its fungal pathogen Neozygites tanajoae / F.C.C. Hountondji, M.W. Sabelis & R. Hanna --
Herbivore-induced plant volatiles prime two indirect defences in lima bean / Yasuyuki Choh & Junji Takabayashi --
Differences in foraging strategies between populations of the predatory mite Neoseiulus womersleyi : correlation between olfactory response and dispersal tendency / Taro Maeda --
Species or morphological variation? : a multivariate morphometric analysis of Afroleius simplex (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae) / Louise Coetzee --
Assessment of morphological and molecular variation among strains of Neoseiulus californicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) / S. Guichou, M.-S. Tixier & S. Kreiter --
Identification of a drought-adapted Neoseiulus californicus strain : egg hatchability, juvenile survival and oviposition at low humidities / A. Walzer, M. Castagnoli, S. Simoni, M. Liguori, E. Palevsky & P. Schausberger --
Spider mites as study objects for evolutionary biology / Yutaka Saito --
The effect of a phosphogluconate dehydrogenase genotype on sperm competitiveness in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini / Piotr Lukasik, Malgorzata Zygadlo & Jacek Radwan --
Population density and male polymorphism in the feather mite Falculifer rostratus (Acari: Falculiferidae) / H.C. Proctor, G. Williams & D.H. Clayton --
Observations on reproduction, development, and sexual behaviour of stream-inhabiting water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) / Peter Martin --
Nest microflora in the social spider mite, Stigmaeopsis longus (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Ayumi Kikuchi & Michiko Tanaka --
Seasonal adaptations in the life cycles of mites and ticks : comparative and evolutionary aspects / Valentin N. Belozerov --
Embryonic diapause and cold hardiness of Ixodes ricinus eggs (Acari: Ixodidae) / Hans Dautel & Wilhelm Knülle --
Phoresy revisited / A.M. Camerik --
Pediculaster-host relationships (Acari: Siteroptidae) / A.M. Camerik --
Generalist and specialist strategies in macrochelid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) phoretically associated with dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) / Jérôme Niogret, Jean-Pierre Lumaret & Michel Bertrand --
Development of microsatellite markers for Tetranychus kanzawai (Acari: Tetranychidae) and analysis of spatio-temporal gene flow among populations on different host plants / Shinya Nishimura, Norihide Hinomoto & Akio Takafuji --
Demographic and reproductive parameters of Polyphagotarsonemus latus in Carica papaya / Martha de Coss, Gabriel Otero-Colina, Jorge E. Peña & Ricardo Magallanes --
Effect of temperature on the life history of the Old World date mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Ibrahim J. Al-Jboory & Taha M. Al-Suaide. Habitat selection in the bug Pyrrhocoris apterus : does it minimize the risk of being parasitized by the ectoparasitic mite Hemipteroseius adleri? / Rostislav Zemek & Radomír Socha --
Mites associated with concealed and open nests of Apis cerana indica in Kerala, South India / M.A. Haq, K. Sumangala & N. Ramani --
Tracking the colonisation history of the invasive species Varroa destructor / Maria J. Navajas --
The rice mite Steneotarsonemus spinki, an invasive species in the Americas / Denise Navia, Renata Santos de Mendonça & Ronald Ochoa --
Importation of a New World tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae), with a horse from the USA into Germany / Gabriele Liebisch, Arndt Liebisch & Stephan Paufler --
Concepts of classification of the Phytoseiidae : relevance to biological control of mites / J.A. McMurtry --
Biological control of mites in European vineyards and the impact of natural vegetation / Carlo Duso, Serge Kreiter, Marie-Stéphane Tixier, Alberto Pozzebon & Valeria Malagnini --
Does agroforestry affect phytoseiid mite communities in vineyards in the south of France? / Ziad Barbar, Marie-Stéphane Tixier, Brigitte Cheval & Serge Kreiter --
Manipulating plant-arthropod conversations to improve conservation biological control of mites / David G. James, Sandra Castle Del Conte, Tanya S. Price, Tessa R. Grasswitz, Lawrence C. Wright, Victor Reyna, Oscar Garcia & Joe Perez --
Status of coconut mite Aceria guerreronis and biological control research in Sri Lanka / L.C.P. Fernando & N.S. Aratchige --
Development of an economic rearing and transport system for an arid-adapted strain of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus californicus, for spider mite control / Eric Palevsky [and 35 others] --
Host range, distribution, and morphometrics of predatory mites associated with phytophagous mites of fruit crops in Himachal Pradesh, India / Meena Thakur, C.L. Dinabandhoo & Usha Chauhan --
Winter survival and reproduction of Amblyseius longispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae), a potential predator of spider mites on roses in Himachal Pradesh, India / Usha Chauhan, Ram Kumar & Meena Thakur --
Effect of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on three acarine pests / Abd-Allah M. Afifi, Aiman M. Mabrouk & Amal A. Asran --
Hirsutella thompsonii as a mycoacaricide for Aceria guerreronis on coconut in India : research, development, and other aspects / P. Sreerama Kumar --
Fusarium species : acaropathogenic fungi as potential control agents against coconut mite, Aceria guerreronis / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha --
Biocontrol of phytophagous mites in Quebec apple orchards / Noubar J. Bostanian, Gaétan Racette & Jacques Lasnier --
Side effects of pesticides on phytoseiid mites in French vineyards and orchards : laboratory and field trials / Serge Kreiter, Philippe Auger & Romain Bonafos --
Pesticide side-effects on predatory mites : the role of trophic interactions / Alberto Pozzebon & Carlo Duso --
Integrating pesticides and biocontrol of mites in agricultural systems / Frank G. Zalom & Francisco Javier Sáenz-de-Cabezón Irigaray --
The impact of sulfur on biological control of spider mites in Washington State vineyards and hop yards / David G. James & Deirdre Prischmann --
Impact of new pesticide chemistry on acarine communities in apple orchards / Raul T. Villanueva & James F. Walgenbach --
Effect of monocrotophos and the acaropathogen, Fusarium semitectum, on the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus, and its predator Amblyseius ovalis in the field / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha --
Compatibility of pesticides with the acaropathogenic fungus, Fusarium semitectum / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha --
Pesticide-induced mortality and prey-dependent life history of the predatory mite Neoseiulus longispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) / N. Nusartlert, P. Vichitbandha, G.T. Baker & A. Chandrapatya --
Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash levels on population fluctuation of European red mite, Panonychus ulmi, on apple / Sangita Sharma & S.P. Bhardwaj --
Resistance of strawberry plants against the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Abd-Allah M. Afifi, Ahamed Y.M. El-Laithy, Saied A. Shehata & El-Sayed M.A. El-Saiedy --
Weight loss of copra due to infestation by Aceria guerreronis / M.A. Haq & T.R. Sobha --
Dermanyssus gallinae in Dutch poultry farms : results of a questionnaire on severity, control treatments, cleaning, and biosecurity / Monique F. Mul, Thea G.C.M. van Niekerk, Berry F.J. Reuvekamp & Rick A. van Emous --
A bioassay to assess the activity of repellent substances on Ixodes ricinus nymphs / Francesco Nazzi, Norberto Milani & Igor Saccon --
Experimental studies on the potential role of the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae, as a vector of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis / Claire Valiente Moro, Philippe Fravalo, Michel Amelot, Claude Chauve, Gilles Salvat & Lionel Zenner --
'Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii', formerly IricES1, a symbiont of the tick Ixodes ricinus that resides in the host mitochondria / D. Sassera, T. Beninati, S. Epis, C. Bandi, L. Beati, M. Montagna, M. Alba, C. Genchi, L. Sacchi & N. Lo --
The tick Ixodes persulcatus (Acari: Ixodidae) is a vector of various disease agents in the Cisural region, Russia / Edward I. Korenberg, Valentina V. Nefedova, Yurii V. Kovalevskii & Nataliya B. Gorelova --
Seasonality of Megninia ginglymura : a one-year study in a hen farm in Yucatan, Mexico / M.T. Quintero, M. Itza, G. Juarez & A. Eleno --
Acaricidal activity of some essential oils and their monoterpenoidal constituents against the house dust mite, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae) / S.R. El-Zemity, H.A. Rezk, Saher Farok & A.A. Zaitoon --
A gel formulation of formic acid for control of Varroa destructor / Fidel Avila-Ramos, Gabriel Otero-Colina, Hussein Sánchez-Arroyo, María Teresa Santillán-Galicia & Alberto Tecante --
Effect of eight storage modes on DNA preservation / Matthew Corriveau, Kaitlin Uppstrom & Hans Klompen --
Spider Mites Web : a comprehensive database for the Tetranychidae / Alain Migeon, Elodie Nouguier & Franck Dorkeld.
Responsibility: Maurice W. Sabelis, Jan Bruin, editors.
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   schema:description "Habitat selection in the bug Pyrrhocoris apterus : does it minimize the risk of being parasitized by the ectoparasitic mite Hemipteroseius adleri? / Rostislav Zemek & Radomír Socha -- Mites associated with concealed and open nests of Apis cerana indica in Kerala, South India / M.A. Haq, K. Sumangala & N. Ramani -- Tracking the colonisation history of the invasive species Varroa destructor / Maria J. Navajas -- The rice mite Steneotarsonemus spinki, an invasive species in the Americas / Denise Navia, Renata Santos de Mendonça & Ronald Ochoa -- Importation of a New World tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae), with a horse from the USA into Germany / Gabriele Liebisch, Arndt Liebisch & Stephan Paufler -- Concepts of classification of the Phytoseiidae : relevance to biological control of mites / J.A. McMurtry -- Biological control of mites in European vineyards and the impact of natural vegetation / Carlo Duso, Serge Kreiter, Marie-Stéphane Tixier, Alberto Pozzebon & Valeria Malagnini -- Does agroforestry affect phytoseiid mite communities in vineyards in the south of France? / Ziad Barbar, Marie-Stéphane Tixier, Brigitte Cheval & Serge Kreiter -- Manipulating plant-arthropod conversations to improve conservation biological control of mites / David G. James, Sandra Castle Del Conte, Tanya S. Price, Tessa R. Grasswitz, Lawrence C. Wright, Victor Reyna, Oscar Garcia & Joe Perez -- Status of coconut mite Aceria guerreronis and biological control research in Sri Lanka / L.C.P. Fernando & N.S. Aratchige -- Development of an economic rearing and transport system for an arid-adapted strain of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus californicus, for spider mite control / Eric Palevsky [and 35 others] -- Host range, distribution, and morphometrics of predatory mites associated with phytophagous mites of fruit crops in Himachal Pradesh, India / Meena Thakur, C.L. Dinabandhoo & Usha Chauhan -- Winter survival and reproduction of Amblyseius longispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae), a potential predator of spider mites on roses in Himachal Pradesh, India / Usha Chauhan, Ram Kumar & Meena Thakur -- Effect of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana on three acarine pests / Abd-Allah M. Afifi, Aiman M. Mabrouk & Amal A. Asran -- Hirsutella thompsonii as a mycoacaricide for Aceria guerreronis on coconut in India : research, development, and other aspects / P. Sreerama Kumar -- Fusarium species : acaropathogenic fungi as potential control agents against coconut mite, Aceria guerreronis / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha -- Biocontrol of phytophagous mites in Quebec apple orchards / Noubar J. Bostanian, Gaétan Racette & Jacques Lasnier -- Side effects of pesticides on phytoseiid mites in French vineyards and orchards : laboratory and field trials / Serge Kreiter, Philippe Auger & Romain Bonafos -- Pesticide side-effects on predatory mites : the role of trophic interactions / Alberto Pozzebon & Carlo Duso -- Integrating pesticides and biocontrol of mites in agricultural systems / Frank G. Zalom & Francisco Javier Sáenz-de-Cabezón Irigaray -- The impact of sulfur on biological control of spider mites in Washington State vineyards and hop yards / David G. James & Deirdre Prischmann -- Impact of new pesticide chemistry on acarine communities in apple orchards / Raul T. Villanueva & James F. Walgenbach -- Effect of monocrotophos and the acaropathogen, Fusarium semitectum, on the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus, and its predator Amblyseius ovalis in the field / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha -- Compatibility of pesticides with the acaropathogenic fungus, Fusarium semitectum / Gunasingham Mikunthan & M. Manjunatha -- Pesticide-induced mortality and prey-dependent life history of the predatory mite Neoseiulus longispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) / N. Nusartlert, P. Vichitbandha, G.T. Baker & A. Chandrapatya -- Effect of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash levels on population fluctuation of European red mite, Panonychus ulmi, on apple / Sangita Sharma & S.P. Bhardwaj -- Resistance of strawberry plants against the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Abd-Allah M. Afifi, Ahamed Y.M. El-Laithy, Saied A. Shehata & El-Sayed M.A. El-Saiedy -- Weight loss of copra due to infestation by Aceria guerreronis / M.A. Haq & T.R. Sobha -- Dermanyssus gallinae in Dutch poultry farms : results of a questionnaire on severity, control treatments, cleaning, and biosecurity / Monique F. Mul, Thea G.C.M. van Niekerk, Berry F.J. Reuvekamp & Rick A. van Emous -- A bioassay to assess the activity of repellent substances on Ixodes ricinus nymphs / Francesco Nazzi, Norberto Milani & Igor Saccon -- Experimental studies on the potential role of the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae, as a vector of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis / Claire Valiente Moro, Philippe Fravalo, Michel Amelot, Claude Chauve, Gilles Salvat & Lionel Zenner -- 'Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii', formerly IricES1, a symbiont of the tick Ixodes ricinus that resides in the host mitochondria / D. Sassera, T. Beninati, S. Epis, C. Bandi, L. Beati, M. Montagna, M. Alba, C. Genchi, L. Sacchi & N. Lo -- The tick Ixodes persulcatus (Acari: Ixodidae) is a vector of various disease agents in the Cisural region, Russia / Edward I. Korenberg, Valentina V. Nefedova, Yurii V. Kovalevskii & Nataliya B. Gorelova -- Seasonality of Megninia ginglymura : a one-year study in a hen farm in Yucatan, Mexico / M.T. Quintero, M. Itza, G. Juarez & A. Eleno -- Acaricidal activity of some essential oils and their monoterpenoidal constituents against the house dust mite, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (Acari: Pyroglyphidae) / S.R. El-Zemity, H.A. Rezk, Saher Farok & A.A. Zaitoon -- A gel formulation of formic acid for control of Varroa destructor / Fidel Avila-Ramos, Gabriel Otero-Colina, Hussein Sánchez-Arroyo, María Teresa Santillán-Galicia & Alberto Tecante -- Effect of eight storage modes on DNA preservation / Matthew Corriveau, Kaitlin Uppstrom & Hans Klompen -- Spider Mites Web : a comprehensive database for the Tetranychidae / Alain Migeon, Elodie Nouguier & Franck Dorkeld."@en ;
   schema:description ""Acari are everywhere and acarologists go after them - some aiming to explore the bewildering diversity of the mites and ticks, others trying to understand the how and why of their being. For the past 50 years, the International Congress of Acarology has been the foremost forum for worldwide communication on the knowledge of mites and ticks, helping researchers and students to look beyond the borders of their disciplines. Many mites and ticks have economic consequences as they are pests of agricultural, veterinary and medical importance, and several species have become model organisms for studies in modern biology. The 96 contributions to Trends in Acarology - reflecting a vast variety of disciplines, such as molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, pathology, ecology, evolutionary biology, systematic biology, soil biology, plant protection, pest control and epidemiology - have all been reviewed and carefully edited. The resulting voIume contains a wealth of new information, that may stimulate research for many years to come."--Back cover."@en ;
   schema:description "From sequence to phoresy : molecular biology in acarology / Hans Klompen -- Systematic relationships of Lohmanniidae (Acari: Oribatida) / Roy A. Norton -- Anomalies of notogastral structures in poronotic oribatid mites (Oribatida: Poronota) interpreted as cryptic ancestral characters modulated by regulatory genes / Gerd Weigmann -- Phylogeny and host-parasite associations of feather mites of the Pteroherpus generic group (Astigmata: Pteronyssidae) / Sergey Mironov & Georges Wauthy -- Ontogeny of the famulus in selected members of Damaeidae (Acari: Oribatida) and its suitability as a phylogenetic marker / Jan Mourek & Ladislav Miko -- Food competition and feeding behavior and its implications for the phylogeny of the Histiostomatidae (Astigmata) / Stefan Wirth -- Assessment of the usefulness of eight DNA fragments for phylogenetic studies within the family Phytoseiidae / M.-S. Tixier, S. Guichou & S. Kreiter -- The genus Dermanyssus (Mesostigmata: Dermanyssidae) : history and species characterization / L. Roy & C. Chauve -- First ultrastructural observations on a putative sperm access system in veigaiid females (Veigaiidae, Gamasida) / Gerd Alberti, Antonella di Palma, Gerald W. Krantz & Czeslaw Blaszak -- Comparative ultrastructure of the integument in adult mites of the Parasitengona and its phylogenetic implication / Andrew B. Shatrov -- The water mite family Pontarachnidae, with new data on its peculiar morphological structures (Acari: Hydachnidia) / Harry Smit & Gerd Alberti -- Two novel adaptations for dispersal in the mite family Histiostomatidae (Astigmata) / Norman J. Fashing -- 'Private matters' of Sancassania berlesei (Acaridida, Acaridae) : testes, receptaculum seminis, ovary and the location of sperm / Kerstin Klien & Manfred G. Walzl -- Heterozerconidae : a comparison between a temperate and a tropical species / Beverly S. Gerdeman & Rufino Garcia -- Patterns of diversity in the Ceratozetoidea (Acari: Oribatida) : a North American assessment / Valerie Behan-Pelletier & Heinrich Schatz -- Mites occurring in the canopy of Sitka spruce growing in Ireland / Julio Arroyo, Patrick Neville & Thomas Bolger -- Changes of the oribatid community after a windthrow event / Eileen Kreibich, Coronula Grauf & Sabrina Strauch -- Effects of a windthrow event in the forest of the peninsula Darss on the gamasid fauna (Arachnida) and Collembola / Annett Wegener & Gerd Alberti -- Succession of oribatid fauna (Acari, Oribatida) in fallen spruce trees : deadwood promotes species and functional diversity / Piotr Skubala & Magdalena Maslak -- Effects of reforestation with conifers on the communities of mesostigmatic mites in northern Spain (Acari: Mesostigmata) / María Lourdes Moraza -- Actinedid mite community diversity in a succession gradient in continental sand-dune habitats of central Europe / David J. Russell & Gerd Alberti -- Communities of Oribatida associated with litter input in western red cedar tree crowns : are moss mats 'magic carpets' for oribatid mite dispersal? / Zoë Lindo -- Oribatid communities (Acari: Oribatida) associated with bird's nest ferns (Asplenium nidus complex) in a subtropical Japanese forest : a mini-review / Shigenori Karasawa & Naoki Hijii -- Mites of the families Anystidae and Teneriffiidae from Baja California Sur, Mexico / Mercedes Guadalupe López-Campos & Ignacio Vázquez-Rojas -- Terrestrial species of the genus Nanorchestes (Endeostigmata: Nanorchestidae) in Europe / Matti Uusitalo -- Ptyctima (Acari, Oribatida) in various habitats in Finland / R. Penttinen & V. Huhta -- Distribution of Cosmochthonius species (Oribatida: Cosmochthoniidae) in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, Ukraine and Tajikistan / R. Penttinen & E. Gordeeva -- An inventory of oribatid mites, the main decomposers in bogs of Colchic Lowland (Caucasus, Georgia) / Maka Murvanidze & Eristo Kvavadze -- The soil mites of buttongrass moorland (Tasmania) and their response to fire as a management tool / David Green -- The water mite genus Torrenticola (Hydrachnidia: Torrenticolidae) in Costa Rica : ecology, diversity, and bioindicator potential / Tom Goldschmidt -- Stage distributions of cunaxids in soil and litter at Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico / Blanca E. Mejía-Recamier & Gabriela Castaño-Meneses -- Mites (Mesostigmata) inhabiting bird nests in Slovakia (Western Carpathians) / Peter Fend'a -- Ereynetid mites (Tydeoidea: Ereynetidae) associated with garlic crops in Guanajuato, Mexico / Ignacio Mauro Vázquez-Rojas & Edith G. Estrada-Venegas -- Nutritional biology of oribatid mites from different microhabitats in the forest / Jaroslav Smrž -- Enzyme activities and internal bacteria of saprophagous soil mites (Acari: Oribatida, Acaridida) / Jaroslav Smrž -- Analysis of tissues for EcR and RXR nuclear receptor gene expression during vitellogenesis in the soft tick Ornithodoros moubata / Mari Horigane & DeMar Taylor -- A cysteine protease inhibitor (cystatin) from the tick Haemaphysalis longicornis is involved in tick innate immunity / Jinlin Zhou & Kozo Fujisaki -- Oil gland secretions in Oribatida (Acari) / Günther Raspotnig -- How astigmatic mites control the emission of two or even three types of pheromones from the same gland / Yasumasa Kuwahara -- The role of infochemicals in the interaction between cassava green mite and its fungal pathogen Neozygites tanajoae / F.C.C. Hountondji, M.W. Sabelis & R. Hanna -- Herbivore-induced plant volatiles prime two indirect defences in lima bean / Yasuyuki Choh & Junji Takabayashi -- Differences in foraging strategies between populations of the predatory mite Neoseiulus womersleyi : correlation between olfactory response and dispersal tendency / Taro Maeda -- Species or morphological variation? : a multivariate morphometric analysis of Afroleius simplex (Acari, Oribatida, Haplozetidae) / Louise Coetzee -- Assessment of morphological and molecular variation among strains of Neoseiulus californicus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) / S. Guichou, M.-S. Tixier & S. Kreiter -- Identification of a drought-adapted Neoseiulus californicus strain : egg hatchability, juvenile survival and oviposition at low humidities / A. Walzer, M. Castagnoli, S. Simoni, M. Liguori, E. Palevsky & P. Schausberger -- Spider mites as study objects for evolutionary biology / Yutaka Saito -- The effect of a phosphogluconate dehydrogenase genotype on sperm competitiveness in the bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus robini / Piotr Lukasik, Malgorzata Zygadlo & Jacek Radwan -- Population density and male polymorphism in the feather mite Falculifer rostratus (Acari: Falculiferidae) / H.C. Proctor, G. Williams & D.H. Clayton -- Observations on reproduction, development, and sexual behaviour of stream-inhabiting water mites (Acari: Hydrachnidia) / Peter Martin -- Nest microflora in the social spider mite, Stigmaeopsis longus (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Ayumi Kikuchi & Michiko Tanaka -- Seasonal adaptations in the life cycles of mites and ticks : comparative and evolutionary aspects / Valentin N. Belozerov -- Embryonic diapause and cold hardiness of Ixodes ricinus eggs (Acari: Ixodidae) / Hans Dautel & Wilhelm Knülle -- Phoresy revisited / A.M. Camerik -- Pediculaster-host relationships (Acari: Siteroptidae) / A.M. Camerik -- Generalist and specialist strategies in macrochelid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) phoretically associated with dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) / Jérôme Niogret, Jean-Pierre Lumaret & Michel Bertrand -- Development of microsatellite markers for Tetranychus kanzawai (Acari: Tetranychidae) and analysis of spatio-temporal gene flow among populations on different host plants / Shinya Nishimura, Norihide Hinomoto & Akio Takafuji -- Demographic and reproductive parameters of Polyphagotarsonemus latus in Carica papaya / Martha de Coss, Gabriel Otero-Colina, Jorge E. Peña & Ricardo Magallanes -- Effect of temperature on the life history of the Old World date mite, Oligonychus afrasiaticus (Acari: Tetranychidae) / Ibrahim J. Al-Jboory & Taha M. Al-Suaide."@en ;
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