EENY-437/IN776 Clover Mite Bryobia praetiosa Koch

Figure 1. Adult clover mite, Bryobia praetiosa Koch, on garden impatiens. Garden impatiens is an unusual host for this mite species.
EENY-437, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Celina Gomez and Russell F. Mizell III, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this plant-feeding mite found in landscapes that can invade homes in large numbers after heavy rains, excessive heat, or changes in the season. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, August 2008.