New species of nothopodine mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Northeast India with key to indian species
2007 - Volume: 47 Issue: 3-4 pages: 149-156
KeywordsEriophyidae Nothopodinae new species
Three new species of eriophyid mites under subfamily Nothopodinae, viz., Anothopoda micheliae sp. nov. infesting Michelia champaca L., Cosella meghalayensis sp. nov. infesting Combretum decandrum L., and Disella cuminis sp. nov. infesting Syzygium cumini (Linn.) are described from Meghalaya state in Northeast India. The affinities and relationships of the new species with other closely related congeners are provided. An account of the genus Anothopoda, Cosella and Disella have also been provided with a key for separating the Indian species.
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