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27 February 2015 Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China
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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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Shahjahan Rajput, Yun Zuo, Zhen Wang, and Xiao-Yue Hong "Five new species of the genus Tetra Keifer (Acari: Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) from China," Systematic and Applied Acarology 20(2), 203-219, (27 February 2015). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.2.7
Received: 21 December 2014; Accepted: 1 January 2015; Published: 27 February 2015
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