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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2003) 8, 149-173
Tetranychidae (Acari: Prostigmata) of Malay Peninsula: Checklist, key to genera and species and description of three new species
YUSOF OTHMAN1 & ZHI-QIANG ZHANG2
1Crop Protection and Plant Quarantine Division, Department of Agriculture, Jalan Gallagher, 50840 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email@example.com
2Landcare Research, P.B. 92170, Auckland, New Zealand; firstname.lastname@example.org
Tetranychid mites previously recorded in Malaysia consist of eight genera with 21 species. This paper records a genus new to Malaysia and three new species (Schizotetranychus hidayahae Yusof & Zhang sp. nov., Tetranychus arifi Yusof & Zhang sp. nov. and Tetranychus ismaili Yusof & Zhang sp. nov.) to the tetranychid fauna of Malaysia. New hosts and localities of many other species are also recorded. Keys to genera and species of tetranychid mites of Malaysia are provided.
Key words: Acari, Tetranychidae, Malaysian fauna, identification, new species, new records
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