Systematic & Applied Acarology
ISSN 1362-1971
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Contents of Volume 2, July 1997

Human babesiosis in the United States: a review with emphasis on its tick vector. R.-J. HU & K. E. HYLAND. pp. 3-16

Review of economic eriophyoid mites in China. X.-Y. HONG & H.-Q. DONG. pp. 17-32

A review of host utilization by Hemisarcoptes (Acari: Hemisarcoptidae) parasitic on scale insects. U. GERSON & S. IZRAYLEVICH. pp. 33-42


Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi DNA by PCR in potential tick vectors of China. P.H. ZHANG et al.. pp. 43-46.

Fingerprints of four species of spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) detected by RAPD. H.-Q. DONG et al. pp. 47-50

Evidence for the existence of juvenile hormone synthesized by the synganglion of Haemaphysalis longicornis (Acari: Ixodidae). J.-Z. LIU et al. pp. 51-56

Purification and partial properties of vitellins from the tick Haemaphysalis longicornis (Acari: Ixodidae). Y.-P. LI et al. pp. 57-62

Finding the optimal conditions for assaying the activity of glutathion-S-aromatic group transferases in Tetranychus cinnabarinus (Acari: Tetranychidae). F.-Y. GUO et al. pp. 63-70


Biological control of the scarid fly, Lycoriella solani by the predatory mite, Hypoaspis miles (Berlese) in mushroom crops. O. ALI et al. pp. 71-80

Development, feeding and reproduction of the predatory mite, Hypoaspis miles (Acari: Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) on different types of prey. O. ALI & P. BRENNAN. pp. 81-88

Spatial pattern analysis of Laelaps echidninus and Laelaps nuttalli using Iwao1s method and a significance test of random deviation (Acari: Laelapidae). X.-G. GUO. pp. 89-94

Prevalence and seasonal activity of the wasp parasitoid, Ixodiphagus hookeri (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in its tick host, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae). R.-J. HU & K. E. HYLAND. pp. 95-100

Suitability of Brevipalpus obovatus as prey to Neoseiulus idaeus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae, Phytoseiidae) on cassava. M.A. TAMAI et al. pp. 101-106.

A new method for studying aerial dispersal behavior of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea). S.-F. ZHAO & J. W. AMRINE, JR. pp. 107-110

Investigation and treatment of demodicid infestation of the youth in Changsha, China (Acari: Demodicidae). X.-Q. REN et al. pp. 111-113.

Attachment sites of Allothrombium pulvinum larvae (Acari: Trombidiidae) ectoparasitic on aphid hosts. Z.-Q. ZHANG. pp. 115-120.

Study on Tetranychus cinnabarinusÐSolanum melongena interaction system II: The relationship between piercing-sucking of T. cinnabarinus and induced changes of PAL and G6PD enzyme activity in S. melongena leaves. J. QIAN et al. pp. 121-128

Study on Tetranychus cinnabarinus-Solanum melongena interaction system III: Induction of HRGP accumulation in the leaves of S. melongena by T. cinnabarinus. J. QIAN et al. pp. 129-134

Mite allergens Der p 1 and Der f 1 in bedding dust determined by monoclonal antibodies in Shanghai. H. WANG & T.-H. WEN. pp 135-140.


Species of the genus Okiseius (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from China. W.-N. WU et al. pp. 141-148

A review of taxonomic studies of the genus Phytoseius (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from China. W.-N. WU. pp. 149-160.

The genus Storchia, with the description of a new species (Acari: Prostigmata: Stigmaeidae). Q.-H. FAN & C. YAN. pp. 161-166

A new species of the genus Ledermulleriopsis from China (Acari: Stigmaeidae). S.-Q HU et al. pp. 167-168

A new species of the genus Scirula from Fujian, China (Acari: Cunaxidae). J.-Z. LIN. pp. 169-172

A new species of the genus Grallacheles (Acari: Cheyletidae) from Jiangxi, China. B. XIA et al. pp. 173-175

A new species of the genus Steneotarsonemus from Pakistan (Acari: Tarsonemidae). J.-Z. LIN & Y.-X. ZHANG. pp. 177-180.

Two new phytophagous mites from Arachis pintoi from Brazil. D.N.M. FERREIRA & C.H.W. Flechtmann. pp. 181-188.

A preliminary note on mites on corn in Brazil with redescriptions of Catarhinus tricholaenae and Oligonychus zeae (Acari: Diptilomiopidae, Tetranychidae). C.H.W. FLECHTMANN & D.L.Q. SANTANA. pp. 189-194

The structure and evolution of male cauda and petiole with a cladistic analysis of Chinese species of the genus Arrenurus (Acari: Arrenuridae). D.-C. JIN et al. pp. 195-210

A new sand mite of the genus Shunsennia from marmota with a key to Chinese species of the genus (Acariformes: Leeuwenhoekiidae). T.-H. WEN & L.-M. MA. pp. 211-214

A new species of Walchia (Acariformes: Trombiculidae: Walchiinae) parasitic on marmota. T.-H. WEN & M.-S. ZHOU. pp. 215-218

Notes on larvae of Allothrombium (Acari: Trombidiidae) in Navarra-Nafarroa (northern Spain) with description of a new species ectoparasitic on aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae). A. GOLDARAZENA & Z.-Q. ZHANG. pp. 219-226

Paratrombium welbourni sp. nov. (Acari: Trombidiidae), an ectoparasite of aphids (Homo- ptera: Aphididae) in Spain. A. GOLDARAZENA & Z.-Q. ZHANG. pp. 227-230

First record of larval Grandjeanella (Acari: Erythraeidae) from Heteroptera and description of a new species from Spain. A. GOLDARAZENA & Z.-Q. ZHANG. pp. 231-236.

First record of Odontocepheus from China, with description of a new species (Acari: Oribatida: Carabodidae). H.-F. WANG. 237-240.


Infection rates of Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks in Gansu, China. Z.-J. LIU et al. pp. 241-244

A collection of ticks from Guizhou, China. R.-M. XU & K.-C. LI. pp. 245-246

A survey of food mites from four provinces of China. L.-S. LI & Q.-H. FAN. pp. 247-250.

Description of Allothrombium shirazicum deutonymph (Acari: Trombidiidae) from Iran. A. SABOORI & Z.-Q. ZHANG. pp. 251-252

A reconsideration of the taxonomic position of Protopenthalodes (Prostigmata: Eupodoidea) T.-K. QIN. pp. 253-255.

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