How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Seasonal development and life cycle—Cyclamen and broad mites
Cyclamen and broad mites develop through four life stages:
egg, nymph, pseduopupa, and adult. Cyclamen mite eggs are
smooth pale ovals, about one-half the length of adults.
Broad mite eggs are equally tiny, but are studded with rows
of tiny pegs protruding from the egg’s upper surface.
One generation is completed in about 5 to 21 days, depending
on temperature. Cyclamen and broad mites do best under cool,
Adult and eggs of cyclamen mite
Eggs of broad mite