Exotic Pest Reporting
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Citrus brown mite
Citrus brown mite (Eutetranychus orientalis) is a mite of mainly citrus but also a wide range of other crops. It is a native of Asia and Africa and was first detected in Hawaii in 1991.
The Oriental Red Mite is a spider mite which causes damage to citrus plants by piercing plant cells and sucking out their contents. In heavy infestations mites may even kill the host plant.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations