Amphitetranychus viennensis (Zacher)

Zeity, Mahram, 2017, Some new records of spider mites (Acari, Tetranychidae) from Syria, Acarologia 57 (3), pp. 651-654: 652

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.24349/acarologia/20174184

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5475065

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C5493F-FF85-FFEF-09B2-6A58655DF83A

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Amphitetranychus viennensis (Zacher)
status

 

Amphitetranychus viennensis (Zacher)  

( Figure 1, c)

This species bordeaux-red in color inhabits down surface of leaves with low population and without a distinct web. It was reported from neighboring country Lebanon by Dosse and Musa (1967) on Prunus sp.   and Malus domestica   .

Amphitetranychus viennensis   is reported on 51 host plants species from 38 countries distributed in Oriental and Palearctic regions (European countries). Majority of host plants are under botanical family Rosaceae   and genera like Crataegus   , Cydonia   , Malus   and Prunus   .

Material examined — Four males and 8 females, Prunus domestica   (cultivar Stanley), coll. Mahran Zeity, Qalaat Mahalibeh, Latakia (35°30’13.5"N, 36°05’01.9"E), August 2016 GoogleMaps   .