false spider mite

noun

Definition of false spider mite

: any of several phytophagous mites that do not web the plants on which they feed

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“False spider mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20spider%20mite. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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