New mites of the family Eriophyidae from Kenya (Acari: Eriophyoidea)
1991 - Volume: 32 Issue: 4 pages: 329-333
KeywordsTaxonomy Eriophyidae Kenya
The present work includes descriptlons of two new eriophyid mites. Acaricalus eriobotryae sp. n. infesting Eriobotrya japonica Lindl., and Vittacus bougainvilleae sp. n. infesting Bougainvillea glabra var. sandeina Host. Also, Nota/lus nerii Keifer is recorded for the first time, infesting Nerium oleander Linn. Relationships of the new species with other related ones as well as nature of damages are discussed in depth.
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