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Citrus Flat Mite

Scientific Name
Brevipalpus lewisi
Scientific Author
McGregor, 1949
Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Ventral - Adult
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NZA145. Magnification: 40×.
Source
Qing Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Prodorsal projection extending beyond middle of femur I; medial and lateral region of prodorsum rugose; dorsolateral region subareolate rugose; hysterosoma with 6 pairs of dorsolateral setae (f2 present); central region between c1 and d1 rugose. Palp 4-segmented, with 3 setae on distal segment. Tarsus II with 2 omega.

References

- Baker, E.W. & Tuttle, D.M. (1987). The False Spider Mites of Mexico (Tenuipalpidae: Acari). U.S. Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin, No. 1706, 137 pp.

- Jeppson, Keifer, Baker (1995). Mites injurious to economic plants, 615pp
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
19/04/2011 08:32 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 02:54 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Citrus Flat Mite (Brevipalpus lewisi) Updated on 5/8/2014 2:54:24 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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