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What are clover mites?

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Answered 2015-06-23 14:57:51

Clover mites are long-legged, oval-shaped, red-brown predators of alyssum, clover, daffodil, dandelion, lawn grass, ornamental flowers, primrose, sage, shepherd's purse, and strawberry. The arachnid species in question (Bryobia praetiosa) is considered an indoor and outdoor pest. Outdoors, clover mites may leave grass silver-colored and plants stippled while indoors they release a red stain on sunlit surfaces when squashed or threatened.

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