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    Plant mites (Acari) of the French Antilles. 4. Eriophyidae (Prostigmata)

    Flechtmann C.H.W., Kreiter S., Etienne J. and de Moraes G.J.

    1999 - Volume: 40 Issue: 3 pages: 321-342

    Date accepted: 1998-12, Date published: 2000-07-06

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    Keywords: mites, Eriophyidae, French Caribbean islands, geographic distribution

    Twenty-three eriophyid species are reported from the French Antilles, seven of which are described as new to Science. Aceria hibisci (Nalepa), Colomerus bucidae (Nalepa) and Epitrimerus calophylli (Cook) are redescribed.

    Photos: Varroa destructor (Varroidae) on a honey bee. Low temperature -Scanning electron microscopy photograph. Material collected and fixed for LT-SEM: J. Pettis, USDA-ARS-Bee Lab. and R. Ochoa, USDA-ARS-SEL; LT-SEM photo: E. Erbe and C. Pooley, USDA-ARS-CEMU © USDA; Petrobia harti (Tetranychidae) © INRA - Alain Migeon; Dermanyssus gallinae (Dermanysssidae) © Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Lyon – Lise Roy; Adult Ixodes sp. (Ixodidae) engorging on an Atlantic puffin Fratercula arctica © Andy Darrington; Panonychus ulmi (Tetranychidae): hatching of a winter egg © Université de Lausanne – Centre de microscopie électronique – Cazelles

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