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European Whirlygig Mite

Scientific Name
Anystis baccarum
Scientific Author
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomy
(Acari: Prostigmata: Anystidae: Anystinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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NZA116. Magnification: 10x.
Source
Qing-Hai Fan MAF
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Diagnostic Notes
Female

Body wider than long; palptibia with only 3 denticulate claws. Prodorsal shield smooth, without ornamentation; peritremes flared distally. Most opisthosomal setae on smooth small platelets. With 2 pairs of setae (ag1-2) posterolateral to genital opening, each situated 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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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
20/04/2011 07:16 AEST
Last Updated
07/05/2014 04:08 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) European Whirlygig Mite (Anystis baccarum) Updated on 5/7/2014 4:08:14 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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