Mesobryobia terpoghossiani ( Bagdasarian, 1954 ), Bagdasarian, 1954

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: 333

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Mesobryobia terpoghossiani ( Bagdasarian, 1954 )


Mesobryobia terpoghossiani ( Bagdasarian, 1954)  

Specimens examined. 4♀♀, Artemisia campestris, Ivano-Rybalchansky   area, BSBR (46°27'N, 32°09'E), 11.06.2015, O. Zhovnerchuk GoogleMaps   ; 2♀♀, Agropyron   sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR (46°27'N, 31°59'E), 15.06.2015, O. Zhovnerchuk GoogleMaps   .

The genus Mesobryobia   and the species M. terpoghossiani   are recorded in Ukraine for the first time. Moreover, A. campestris   is a new host plant from a new host plant family ( Asteraceae   ).