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Predatory Mite

Scientific Name
Cunaxa setirostris
Scientific Author
(Hermann, 1804)
Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Cunaxidae: Cunaxinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
Medium
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Diagnostic Images

Dorsal - Adult
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Cunaxa nr. setirostris at 20x magnification (NZA124)
Source
Qing-Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Prodorsal shield smooth; hysterosoma striated, without shield. Dorsal setae f1(D4) and h1(D5) smooth. Genital plate with 4 pair subequal setae. Both palpal telofemur and genu inner surface setae spiniform, slightly longer than 1/2 lengths of their segments.

References

- Smiley, R.L. (1992). The Predatory Mite Family Cunaxidae (Acari) of the World with a New Classification. Indira Publishing House, Michigan, U.S.A., 356 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
20/04/2011 06:55 AEST
Last Updated
23/03/2014 20:22 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Predatory Mite (Cunaxa setirostris ) Updated on 3/23/2014 8:22:12 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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