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Taxonomic review of the tribe Anthocoptini (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Korea
- Lee, Jong-Ho, Jung, Sunghoon, Lee, Seunghwan
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2014 v.17 no.3 pp. 383-394
- Abacarus hystrix, Aculus fockeui, Aculus schlechtendali, fauna, host plants, plant damage, Korean Peninsula
- Tribe Anthocoptini (Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) from Korea was reviewed. A total of eight species in the tribe were presented, among them, four species, Abacarus hystrix (Nalepa), Aculus fockeui (Nalepa and Trouessart), Aculus schlechtendali (Nalepa) and Tegolophus zizyphagus (Keifer) were newly recorded to the fauna. All the Korean species of the tribe were redescribed and illustrated. Keys to the Korean species of the tribe and distributions were also presented with the biological information such as host plants and damage symptoms.