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- Chae, Younghae; Yokoyama, Nanako; Ito, Katsura; Fukuda, Tatsuya; Arakawa, Ryo; Zhang, Yan-Xuan; Saito, Yutaka
- Experimental & applied acarology 2015 v.66 no.1 pp. 11-23
- Phyllostachys edulis; Tetranychidae; acarology; aedeagus; bamboos; body length; copulation; eggs; females; interspecific hybridization; leaves; males; nests; phylogeny; population; reciprocal crosses; reproductive isolation; sibling species; surveys; Japan
- ... Stigmaeopsis celarius Banks (hereafter Sc) is a spider mite living and feeding on the leaves of various bamboo species such as Moso bamboo [Phyllostachys edulis (=P. pubescens)] and Pleioblastus spp. (Poaceae). A previous phylogenetic study revealed a cryptic, phylogenetic sister species to Sc (hereafter Ss). Although its life type appears to be similar to that of Sc, individuals of Ss make much s ...