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Tydeid Mite

Scientific Name
Afrotydeus sp.
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Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Tydeidae: Tydeinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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Caption
NZA152. Magnification: 40×.
Source
Qing Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Trochanter II nude; femur II with only one seta; femur IV nude; genu II with 2 setae; Solenidion omega of tarsus II present; tarsus I with 8 setae and solenidion omega; apotele I present, normal.

References

- André H.M. (1980). A generic revision of the family Tydeidae (Acari: Actinedida) IV. Generic descriptions, keys and conclusions. Bulletin & Annales de la Société Royale Belge d'Entomologie, 116(4-6): 103-130.

- Kazmierski, A. (1998). Tydeinae of the world: generic relationships, new and redescribed taxa and keys to all species. A revision of the subfamilies Pretydeinae and Tydeinae (Acari: Actinedida: Tydeidae) - part IV. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 41(2): 283-455.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
15/04/2011 01:30 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 02:20 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Tydeid Mite (Afrotydeus sp.) Updated on 5/7/2014 2:20:45 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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