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A new species of eriophyoid mite (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Phytoptidae) from Japan, causing damage to Pinus parviflora var. pentaphylla

Author:
Pye, Daniel R. L.
Source:
International journal of acarology 2011 v.37 no.2 pp. 122-130
ISSN:
1945-3892
Subject:
Acari, Pinus parviflora, chlorosis, mites, new species, Japan, United Kingdom
Abstract:
A new species of eriophyoid mite, Setoptus semiornatumn. sp., causing needle chlorosis to Pinus parviflora Siebold and Zucc. var. pentaphylla (Mayr) A. Henry (Pinaceae), imported into the UK from Japan, is described and illustrated. The morphological characters used to differentiate S. semiornatum and the other Setoptus Keifer species are provided and a remark on the classification within the genus Setoptus is made.
Agid:
337379