Pest Photo

Natalie Hummel, Louisiana State University AgCenter,

Rice panicle mite

Steneotarsonemus spinki

Rice panicle mite (Steneotarsonemus spinki) is a mite. It was first detected in Texas in 2007.

Steneotarsonemus spinki is a major pest of rice in China, the Philippines and Taiwan.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.