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Acarid Mite

Scientific Name
Aleuroglyphus ovatus
Scientific Author
(Troupeau, 1878)
Taxonomy
(Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae: Acarinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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NZA098. Magnification: 40×.
Source
Qing Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Idiosoma 550 to 700 micrometers long. External vertical setae (ve) more than 1/2 internal vertical setae (vi) and arising at about the same level. Inner scapular setae (sci) shorter than external scapular setae (sce). Supracoxal setae I stout and strongly pectinate. Hysterosoma with 12 pairs of setae. Leg I solenidion sigma" less than 3 times length of sigma'. Proral and unguinal setae of tarsi spiniform, short and stout, lie close together.

References

- Hughes, A.M. (1976). The mites of stored food and houses. Technical Bulletin 9. MAFF London. 400pp.
More Information
Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
14/04/2011 02:29 AEST
Last Updated
05/09/2014 03:56 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Acarid Mite (Aleuroglyphus ovatus) Updated on 9/5/2014 3:56:17 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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