Red spider

Definition of Red spider

(Zool.) a very small web-spinning mite (Tetranychus telarius) which infests, and often destroys, plants of various kinds, especially those cultivated in houses and conservatories. It feeds mostly on the under side of the leaves, and causes them to turn yellow and die. The adult insects are usually pale red. Called also red mite.

See also: Red

Related Words

genus Panonychus, Panonychus, Panonychus ulmi, red spider mite, spider mite, tetranychid
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