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Amblyseius swirskii mites

Close-up of the center of a flower with light purple petals, and dark purple filaments capped with grayish-green anthers (the latter of which are blurry and out of focus in the foreground of the image. Visible at the base of the filaments are several small round mites, each slightly oval in shape and a semi-translucent light brown in color.

Here, several adult females Amblyseius swirskii mites appear on an ornamental pepper flower. (Image originally published in Lopez 2023, Journal of Integrated Pest Management)

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