Stigmaeopsis malkovskii Wainstein, 1956,

Zhovnerchuk, Olga & Auger, Philippe, 2019, Spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) from the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve (Ukraine): faunistic survey, reinstatement of the genus Georgiobia Wainstein, 1960 and description of a new species, Zootaxa 4559 (2), pp. 321-338: 335

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4559.2.6

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:808CB774-BC1B-428F-AEB6-8266AD3984F1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F67E4822-CA79-F33D-10A5-EF78D4EDFBAF

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scientific name

Stigmaeopsis malkovskii Wainstein, 1956
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Stigmaeopsis malkovskii Wainstein, 1956 

Specimens examined. 1♀, Petasites  sp., Volyzhyn forest , BSBR, 0 7.10.1991, L. Kolodochka  ; 1♀, Scorzonera  sp., Ivano-Rybalchansky area , BSBR (46°27'N, 31°10'E), 10.06.2015, O. ZhovnerchukGoogleMaps  ; 2♀♀, Calamagrostis  sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR (46°27'N, 31°59'E), 15.06.2015, O. ZhovnerchukGoogleMaps  ; 2♀♀, Tanacetum  sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR (46°27'N, 31°59'E), 15.06.2015, O. ZhovnerchukGoogleMaps  .

This mite species was previously found on Calamagrostis  sp. in Kazakhstan only. In Ukraine S. malkovskii  was recorded by I. Akimov on Bolboschoenus  sp. in the river basin of Luhansk region (personal communication). In BSBR, S. malkovskii  specimens are recorded in all the investigated areas. In each of them this species is found on a different host belonging to the family Asteraceae  .