Acarologia, Acarologia, 2(62), p. 426-430, 2022
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We report the occurrence of Pyemotes tritici (LaGreze-Fossat and Montagne) (Acari: Pyemotidae) parasitizing the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in shed squares of cotton grown in a greenhouse. Parasitized larvae, pupae and adults of the cotton boll weevil had abdominal sternites and/or tergites covered by whitish spherical physogastric females of P. tritici. This is the first record of the cotton boll weevil parasitized by this mite species.