A spider mite on a cannabis sativa leaf. Spider mites are members of the Acari (mite) family Tetranychidae, which includes about 1,200 species. They generally live on the undersides of leaves of plants, where they may spin protective silk webs, and they can cause damage by puncturing the plant cells to feed.Spider mites are known to feed on several hundred species of plants.
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Shooting date : 2011-12-04