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16 October 2015 Four new species of the family Diptilomiopidae (Acari, Trombidiformes, Eriophyoidea) from Hainan Island, South China
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Four new species of eriophyoid mites from Hainan, China are described and illustrated. Three new species belong to the subfamily Diptilomiopinae: Acarhis kleinhovia sp. nov., on Kleinhovia hospita L. (Sterculiaceae); Neorhynacus buettnerus sp. nov., on Buettneria aspera Colebr. (Sterculiaceae); Vimola scutellata sp. nov., on Memecylon scutellatum (Lour.) Naud. (Melastomataceae); and another new specie in the subfamily Rhyncaphytoptinae: Cheiracus costus sp. nov., on Costus speciosus (Koenig) Smith (Zingiberaceae). All the new species described herein are vagrants on their respective host plant.

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Meng-Chao Tan, Juan Yang, Xue-Shuang Lai, and Guo-Quan Wang "Four new species of the family Diptilomiopidae (Acari, Trombidiformes, Eriophyoidea) from Hainan Island, South China," Systematic and Applied Acarology 20(7), (16 October 2015). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.20.7.5
Received: 28 September 2014; Accepted: 1 September 2015; Published: 16 October 2015
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