A new Eriophyid, Aceria madhucae n. sp. (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India
2011 - Volume: 51 Issue: 3 pages: 295-301DOI: 10.1051/acarologia/20102014
KeywordsTaxonomy new species mites Eriophyidae Aceria Madhuca longifolia India
A new species of Eriophyidae (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea), Aceria madhucae n. sp., collected from the lower surface of leaves of Madhuca longifolia (J. Konig) J.F. Macbr. (Sapotaceae), is described from India. Aceria madhucae is distinguished by its 4-rayed empodium, shield with median line present from rear to almost middle of shield, admedian lines, two pair of submedian lines and a pair of short lateral lines present, all parallel to median line and slightly diverging laterally, opisthosomal seta h1 absent, pedipalp genual seta d present.
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