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A new Eriophyid, Aceria madhucae n. sp. (Acari: Eriophyidae) from India

Joshi, S.; Menon, P. and Ramamurthy, V.V.


2011 - Volume: 51 Issue: 3 pages: 295-301

DOI: 10.1051/acarologia/20102014

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Taxonomy new species mites Eriophyidae Aceria Madhuca longifolia India

Abstract

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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Date received:
2010-11-29
Date accepted:
2011-04-28
Date published:
2011-09-23

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© 2011 Joshi, S.; Menon, P. and Ramamurthy, V.V.

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