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Stigmaeid Mite

Scientific Name
Agistemus brideliae
Scientific Author
Gonzalez, 1965
Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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NZA067. Magnification: 40×.
Source
Qing Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Dorsal shields plain and entire, without superimposed striae; pob about 2 times as large as eye; dorsal idiosomal setae relatively long, sci 3.5 times diameter of pob; ve: ve-sci = 2.0; c1: c1-c1 = 1.5. Genito-anal area with 1 pair of aggenital setae (ag). Setae dFI equal or slightly shorter than h1, nearly reaching base of dGI. Femur I with 5 setae; genu I with 3 + 1 kapa; tibia IV with 5 + 1 phi p; tarsus I with 12 + 1 omega; tarsus IV with 7 setae.

References

- González-Rodriguez, R.H. (1965). A taxonomic study of the genera Mediolata, Zetzellia and Agistemus (Acarina: Stigmaeidae). University of California publications in entomology, 41: 1-64.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
19/04/2011 01:50 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 02:28 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Stigmaeid Mite (Agistemus brideliae) Updated on 5/7/2014 2:28:09 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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