Tetratriophtydeus myacanthus (Ueckermann) Ueckermann & Grout, 2007

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

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222930701589921

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/464587D1-8B4A-FFD8-FEB8-FE3BFC4BFB30

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Tetratriophtydeus myacanthus (Ueckermann)
status

comb. nov.

Tetratriophtydeus myacanthus (Ueckermann) comb. nov.

Triophtydeus myacanthus Ueckermann 1988 (Ueckermann and Meyer), p 22.

Material examined

South Africa: Kwa Zulu-Natal: three females from Citrus sp., Nkwaleni Valley (28 ° 469S, 31 ° 289E) , South Africa, 30 January 2003, P. R. Stephen .

The features of this monotypic genus also define the species.

Family TYDEIDAE Kramer, 1877

Subfamily PRETYDEINAE Andre´, 1980

Genus Pretydeus Andre´, 1980

Pretydeus André 1980, p 143 ; Kaźmierski 1996, p 172.

Type species. Lorryia keυani Marshall, 1970.

Diagnosis

Adults. This genus can be recognized by the prodorsum bearing four pairs of setae, including sci trichobothria, opisthosoma with 10 pairs of setae; female with six pairs of genital setae and four pairs of aggenital setae; palp chaetotaxy 6(ω)-2-2; tibia I with a solenidion, genua II, III and IV without setae, and trochanter II with a seta, femur IV not divided.

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Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Trombidiformes

Family

Edbakerellidae

Genus

Tetratriophtydeus

Loc

Tetratriophtydeus myacanthus (Ueckermann)

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

Pretydeus André 1980 , p 143

Andre 1980: 143
1980
Loc

TYDEIDAE

Kramer 1877
1877