Two new spider mites (Acari, Prostigmata, Tetranychidae) from South America

Carlos H.W. Flechtmann About the author

Abstract

Oligonychus viranoplos, sp.n. from a bamboo (Poaceae) from Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brasil and Eotetranychus vinealis, sp.n. from Vitis vinifera L. (Vitaceae) from Cerrito, Valle, Colombia, are described.

Acari; new species; bamboo; vineyard; spider mites; South America


Two new spider mites (Acari, Prostigmata, Tetranychidae) from South America

Carlos H.W. Flechtmann

Departamento de Zoologia, Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz", Universide São Paulo, Caixa Postal 9, 13418-900 Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brasil. CNPq fellow

ABSTRACT

Oligonychus viranoplos, sp.n. from a bamboo (Poaceae) from Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brasil and Eotetranychus vinealis, sp.n. from Vitis vinifera L. (Vitaceae) from Cerrito, Valle, Colombia, are described.

Key words: Acari, new species, bamboo, vineyard, spider mites, South America

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES

Recebido em 24.XI.1993; aceito em 26.III.1994.

  • EHARA, S. 1987. Two new spider mites of Eotetranychus injurious to maple in Northern Japan (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Appl. Entomol. Zool. 22 (4):624-629.
  • FLECHTMANN, C.H.W. & E.W. BAKER. 1970. A preliminary report on the Tetranychidae (Acarina) of Brazil. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 63 (1):156-163.
  • PRITCHARD, A.E. & E.W. BAKER. 1955. A revision of the spider mite family Tetranychidae. Pacif. Coast Entomol. Soc. Mem. 2:1-472.

Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    22 July 2009
  • Date of issue
    1993

History

  • Received
    24 Nov 1993
  • Accepted
    26 Mar 1994
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