Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China are described and illustrated. They are Tetra qingyuanensis sp. nov. on Lespedeza sp. (Fabaceae), Tetra phragmitesus sp. nov. on Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud. (Poaceae), Tetra prunusis sp. nov. on Prunus sp. (Rosaceae), Tetra sojae sp. nov. on Glycine soja Sieb. et Zucc. (Leguminosae) and Tetra vitexus sp. nov. on Vitex negundo var. cannabifolia (Sieb. et Zucc.) Hand.-Mazz. (Verbenaceae). All the new species described in this paper are vagrants on the lower surface of host plant leaves.
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