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 (2005) 10, 83-110

New Zealand species of Fungitarsonemus Cromroy (Acari: Tarsonemidae)

1 Institute of Plant Protection, Fujian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Fuzhou 350013, China
2 Landcare Research, Private Bag 92170, Auckland, New Zealand;


New Zealand Fungitarsonemus Cromroy (Acari: Tarsonemidae) comprises four species: F. kawakawa sp. nov. from Macropiper excelsum at Levin; F. tawa sp. nov. from Ripogonum scandens at Tawa, Wellington; F. kohia sp. nov. from Passiflora tetrandra at Levin, and F. kerikeri sp. nov. from Citrus limon leaves at Purerua, Kerikeri. Keys to world species of Fungitarsonemus are provided.

Key words: Acari, Tarsonemidae, Fungitarsonemus kawakawa sp. nov., F. tawa sp. nov., F. kohia sp. nov., F. kerikeri sp. nov., description, New Zealand


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