Systematic & Applied Acarology
ISSN 1362-1971
An international journal of the Systematic and Applied Acarology Society

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Contents of Volume 1, July 1996

Systematic and Applied Acarology: introduction, acknowledgements and dedication. Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 3-4


Selection and genetic analysis of fenvalerate resistance in Amblyseius pseudolongispinosus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) K.-Y. Zhu, L.-S. Ke & J.-L. Xin. pp. 5-10

RAPD-PCR method for detecting DNA polymorphism in Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). M.-Y. Lan et al. pp. 11-14

Host-tick immune interaction. I. Analysis of common antigenic components between Ixodes sinensis and Haemaphysalis bispinosa (Acari: Ixodidae). Z.-G. Liu et al. pp.15-20


Approaches to enhance the effectiveness of biocontrol of Panonychus citri (Acari: Tetranychidae) with Stethorus punctillum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in citrus orchards in Guizhou. X.-L. Yang et al. pp. 21-27

Biocontrol of Tetranychus kanzawai (Acari: Tetranychidae) using Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) in open-air strawberry gardens. Y.-X. Zhang et al. pp. 29-34

Biology of Allothrombium ovatum (Acari: Trombidiidae) and its controlling effect on Aphis gossypii (Homoptera: Aphididae). Y.-C. Dong, R.-B. Ran & J.-Y. Xiang. pp. 35-40

Infestation of Drosophila cultures (Diptera: Drosophilidae) by mites of Proctolaelaps (Acari: Ascidae) and experiments on mite feeding habits. W. W. Weisser & Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 41-44

Laboratory life history of the predaceous mite Typhlodromus athiasae (Acari: Phytoseiidae). H. Reuveny, E. Palevsky & U. Gerson. pp. 45-53

Parasitism of aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) by larvae of Allothrombium pulvinum (Acari: Trombidiidae): host species selection, host size selection, and superparasitism. Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 55-63

Sources and dispersal of Allothrombium ovatum larvae (Acari: Trombidiidae) in cotton fields and effects of larval mites on Aphis gossypii (Homoptera: Aphididae). H.-J. Zhang & J.-S. Li. pp. 64-71

Study on the spatial distribution and temporal dynamics of Tetranychus kanzawai (Acari: Tetranychidae) in open-air strawberry gardens. Y.-X. Zhang et al. pp. 73-76


A review and cladistic analysis of the Eupodoidea (Acari: Acariformes). T.-K. Qin. pp. 77-105

A cladistic analysis of the Eriophyoidea (Acari: Prostigmata): tests of monophyly of families. X.-Y. Hong & Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 107-122.

A new genus of the family Xenocaligonellidae (Acari: Raphignathoidea). Q.-H. Fan & Y. Chen. pp. 123-126

Abrolophus and Grandjeanella larvae (Acari: Erythraeidae) ectoparasitic on thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Z.-Q. Zhang & A. Goldarazena. pp. 127-144

Korcak patchiness exponent and distribution of taxonomic richness in the Oribatida (Acari: Acariformes). Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 145-150

Taxonomic notes on the sand mite genus Multisetosa (Acariformes: Leeuwenhoekiidae). T.- H. Wen. pp. 151-156

Descriptions of the larva, deutonymph and adult of Trombidium southcotti sp. nov. (Acari: Trombidiidae) from Iran. Z.-Q. Zhang & A. Saboori. pp. 157-165

A new species of Pyemotes (Acari: Pyemotidae) parasitic on bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from Hebei, China. L.-C. Yu & L.-R. Liang. pp. 167-171

Two new species of the Tarsoneminae from China (Acari: Tarsonemidae). J.-Z. Lin & Y.- X. Zhang. pp. 173-179

The genus Macronyssus (Acari: Macronyssidae) in China with descriptions of two new species. M.-S. Zhou, D.-Q. Wang & S.-R. Wang. pp. 181-187.

Four new species of the Hypoaspidinae (Acari: Laelapidae) from moss in China. X.-N. Xu & L.-R. Liang. pp. 189-197.

A new genus and new species of the Otopheidomenidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from longhorned grasshoppers. C.-F. Mo. pp.199-204


Knorella thailandica, a new name for Knorella bambusae Chandrapatya and a key to world species of Knorellla (Acari: Eriophyidae). X.-Y. Hong. pp. 205-206

A new host record of Allothrombium triticium larvae (Acari: Trombidiidae) ectoparasitic on Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Z.-Q. Zhang & A. Saboori. pp. 207-208.

Notes on Allothrombium pulvinum (Acari: Trombidiidae), a species new to the fauna of Spain. A. Goldarazena & Z.-Q. Zhang. pp. 209-212

First record of the cattle itch mite, Psorobia bos (Prostigmata: Psorergatidae), in the Palaearctic region. A. S. Baker et al. pp. 213-216

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