Systematic & Applied Acarology
ISSN 1362-1971
An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society, published since 1996

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Systematic & Applied Acarology (2004) 9, 111-131

Redescription of Dolichotetranychus ancistrus Baker & Pritchard (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from New Zealand


1 Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand;

2 College of Plant Protection, Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China;


Dolichotetranychus ancistrus Baker & Pritchard (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) is re-described, based on the larva, protonymph, deutonymph and on adult specimens from New Zealand. The ontogenetic development of chaetotaxy in Dolichotetranychus is discussed.

Key words: Acari, Tenuipalpidae, Dolichotetranychus, redescription, morphology, ontogeny, stem galls, Hebe, Scrophulariaceae

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