Scientific name, Carpoglyphus lactis. Taxonomy navigation. Up › Carpoglyphus. Down Terminal (leaf) node. Common name, Dried fruit mite. Synonym, Acarus. Carpoglyphus lactis is a stored product mite infesting saccharide rich stored commodities including dried fruits, wine, beer, milk products, jams. Carpoglyphus ganzhouensis · Carpoglyphus lactis · Carpoglyphus munroi · Carpoglyphus nidicolous · Carpoglyphus sturmi · Carpoglyphus wardleorum. Carpoglyphus is a mite genus in the family Carpoglyphidae. The species Carpoglyphus.

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Carpoglyphus lactis (Carpoglyphidae) infestation in the stored medi

Control of insects and mites in grain using a high tem. Feeding stages lacti in beehives of honey bees Apis and probably in nests of stingless bees Meliponini.

Overview of family sensitization mites. Prodorsal sclerite absent Fig. The population growth was used as an indirect indicator of fitness and decreased in the carpoglphus from yeast diet to HDMd and dried fruits. Furthermore, a case of collapse of a managed colony of a stingless bee, Tetragonula iridipennis, was reported in India Vijayakumar et al.

Mites from honey bees have been reported from the Holarctic, Oriental, and Australian regions. Journal of Pathogen Biology ;2 4: Oactis claws arising from membranous ambulacra I-IV not from tarsal apices Figs.

Carpoglyphus lactis

A similar case was reported in the USA Alabamawhere stored honeycombs were found heavily infested after winter storage Baker and Delfinado, Carpoglyphus lactis is a relatively common species in beehives, occurring in the debris on the bottom boards of beehives, honeycombs, dead bees, honey, and especially on the bee bread bee pollen with added honey and bee secretions that is stored in brood cells.


Tarsi I-II elongate Fig. Permanent associated exclusively with bees or their close relative, wasps; cannot live without these hosts Temporary some life stages are associated with bees, while others are not Facultative or opportunistic can complete entire life cycle without bees or their close relative, wasps.

Li Chao-pin, Wang ke-xia, Xu Guang-xu, et al. The infested bee bread, mixed with large quantities of dead and live mites, turns to a golden-brown or yellow powdery material covering honeycombs and bottom boards of beehives. Overview of occurrence and control of Car. Posterior median ventral apodeme absent Fig. Male with genital setae g and coxal setae 4b present Fig. Prodorsum with setae ve absent Fig.

Carpoglyphus lactis and Carpoglyphus munroi. Aside from beehives, Carpoglyphus lactis is alctis found in old honeycombs, wine barrels in cellars, dried sweet fruits, canned fruits, fruits preserved in sugar, fermenting pulp, dairy products milk and cheeseand stored honey.

This mite can penetrate the brood cells and make burrows in the stored pollen, consuming it and causing the pollen and the debris to spill from the cells.

Journal of Environment and. Condylophores asymmetrical in male Fig.

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Leg IV with empodial claw present Fig. The treatment and pretreatment of mites by antibiotics did not reveal the presence of antagonistic bacteria which might slow down the C. The shifts of the microbial community in the gut of C. The second mite species found in beehives, Carpoglyphus munroi, is relatively rare and has been recorded from beehives from the Czech Republic.

Department of Medical Parasitology. Carpoglyphus lactis is a stored product mite infesting saccharide-rich stored commodities including dried fruits, wine, beer, milk products, jams and honey. Carpoglyphus Robin, sometimes, the year is cited ashowever, Carpoglyphus Robin, is not an available name; Robin, cites some collective characters for ” Carpoglyphus” and other genera of mites, which does not constitute a valid description, and, thus, the name Carpoglyphus Robin, nom.

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Journal of Stored Products Research. Empodial claws present Figs. The ITS library showed smaller differences between the laboratory strain on HDMd and the isolates from dried fruits packages, with the exception of the mite strain from dried plums. Common names prune mite, dried fruit mite, driedfruit mite, sugar mite; all names apply to Carpoglyphus lactis.

Investigation of infection of acaroid mites.