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1 October 2009 Filling the gap in distribution of the genus Sonotetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) with a description of a new species from New Zealand
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The genus Sonotetranychus Tuttle, Baker & Abbatiello, 1976 (Acari: Tetranychidae), previously known from the Americas, Africa and Asia, is for the first time recorded from Australasia. Sonotetranychus tawhairauriki sp. nov. collected on Nothofagus solandri var. cliffortiodes (Nothofagaceae) is described from Ngatimoti, New Zealand. This mite genus is for the first time recorded from plant hosts of the family Nothofagaceae.

© 2009 Systematic & Applied Acarology Society
Zhi-Qiang Zhang and Shaun J. Bennett "Filling the gap in distribution of the genus Sonotetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae) with a description of a new species from New Zealand," Systematic and Applied Acarology 14(2), (1 October 2009). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.14.2.8
Accepted: 1 September 2009; Published: 1 October 2009
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