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8 September 2014 Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China
Ji-Wei Li, Guang-Yun Li, Jian-Ping Zhang, Xiao-Feng Xue
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Abstract

Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China are described and illustrated. They are Tetra tianschanicae sp. nov. and Tetra tianchiensis sp. nov. on Sorbus tianschanica Rupr. (Rosaceae); Tetra sativae sp. nov. on Medicago sativa L. (Fabaceae); Tetra viciae sp. nov. on Vicia ceacca L. (Fabaceae) and Tetra nitrariae sp. nov. on Nitraria schoheri L. (Zygophyllaceae). All eriophyid mites described here are vagrants on the undersurface of host leaves.

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Ji-Wei Li, Guang-Yun Li, Jian-Ping Zhang, and Xiao-Feng Xue "Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China," Systematic and Applied Acarology 19(3), 329-352, (8 September 2014). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.19.3.7
Accepted: 1 June 2014; Published: 8 September 2014
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Anthocoptini
China
Eriophyid mites
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