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two-spotted spider mite

two–spotted spider mite

noun two–spot·ted spider mite \ˈtü-ˈspä-təd-\

Definition of TWO-SPOTTED SPIDER MITE

:  a widely distributed spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) that feeds on soft plant parts and is a pest in greenhouses and gardens —called also two-spotted mite

First Known Use of TWO-SPOTTED SPIDER MITE

1947

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