Tetranychus similis Wainstein, 1958a, Wainstein, 1958

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: 335-336

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Tetranychus similis Wainstein, 1958a


Tetranychus similis Wainstein, 1958a  

Specimens examined. 1♀, 1♂, Senecio   sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR, 0 7.06.1992, L. Bondarenko   ; 11♀♀, 3♂♂, 7DN, 1PN, 1L, Centaurea   sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR (46°27'N, 31°59'E), 15.06.2015, O. Zhovnerchuk GoogleMaps   .

Tetranychus similis   was previously recorded in the steppe zone of Ukraine and was able to inhabit various herbaceous plants ( Akimov, 1965). Senecio   sp. is a new recorded host plant for T. similis   .