Identity incorrect of first finding of Hemitarsonemus tepidariorum (fern mite) in plants for planting of Platycerium alcicorne (fern plants) in a production greenhouse.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017, 12:21
Feb. 7, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Hemitarsonemus sp. - (HEMTSP)
The identity of Hemitarsonemus tepidariorum as reported in March 2016 appears incorrect following further verification of specimens by experts. Further efforts are ongoing to determine the true identity of the Hemitarsonemus species.