Pretydeus curiosa (Ueckermann and Meyer)

Ueckermann, Edward A. & Grout, Timothy G., 2007, Tydeoid mites (Acari: Tydeidae, Edbakerellidae, Iolinidae) occurring on Citrus in southern Africa, Journal of Natural History 41 (37 - 40), pp. 2351-2378: 2357-2358

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701589921

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/464587D1-8B4A-FFD7-FEFE-FB3FFB15FD73

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Pretydeus curiosa (Ueckermann and Meyer)
status

 

Pretydeus curiosa (Ueckermann and Meyer)  

Lorryia curiosa Ueckermann and Meyer 1979a, p 44   .

Pretydeus curiosa (Ueckermann and Meyer)   ; Kaźmierski, 1996, p 180.

Material examined

South Africa: Limpopo Province: four paratype females from Citrus   sp., Polokwane (23 ° 529S, 29 ° 269E), 13 September 1970, J. den Heyer   .

Diagnosis

Adults. This species can be recognized by the following combination of characters: dorsum incompletely reticulated except for median area of prodorsum, which is evenly reticulated,

dorsal setae short and serrated except for setae sci, which are twice as long as all other dorsal setae and smooth.

Subfamily TYDEINAE   Andre´, 1980

Genus Orfareptydeus   gen. nov.

Type species. Orfareptydeus stepheni   sp. n.

Diagnosis

Adults. This genus resembles Afrotydeus Baker and Perafrotydeus André   in most respects, differing from these genera in the unique chaetotaxy of the leg femora and trochantera, namely 2-1-0-0 and 1-0-0-0, respectively. Poroidotaxy: 3.

Etymology

The name of this genus is an anagram of the Afro of Afrotydeus and Per of Perafrotydeus   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Tydeidae

Genus

Pretydeus

Loc

Pretydeus curiosa (Ueckermann and Meyer)

Ueckermann, Edward A. & Grout, Timothy G. 2007
2007
Loc

Lorryia curiosa

Ueckermann and Meyer 1979: 44
1979