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Whirlygig mite

Scientific Name
Anystis sp.
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Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Anystidae: Anystinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Body short and broad, with 2 pairs of eyes situated postero-lateral to prodorsal shield. Palptibia with 3 denticulate claws. With 2 pairs of setae (ag1-2) posterolateral to genital opening, each situating on a small platelet.

References

- Meyer, M.K.P. (Smith) & Ueckermann, E.A. (1987). A taxonomic study of some Anystidae (Acari: Prostigmata). Entomology Memoir. Department of Agriculture and Water Supply Republic of. South Africa, No. 68: 1-37.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
20/04/2011 07:14 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 04:08 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Whirlygig mite (Anystis sp.) Updated on 5/7/2014 4:08:56 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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