The coconut eriophyid mite, Aceria guerreronis, cannot escape the foldscope!

The eriophyid mite, Aceria guerreronis, has been a persistent problem on coconuts in India since 1998. It is also viewed as a serious pest in several coconut-growing countries in Africa as well as in Sri Lanka and the Sultanate of Oman. [Three adult mites are prominent in the image]

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