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1 June 2010 Description of a new genus and four new species of Acaricalini (Acari, Eriophyidae, Phyllocoptinae) from South China
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Li D.-W., Wang G.-Q. & Wei S.-G. 2010. — Description of a new genus and four new species of Acaricalini (Acari, Eriophyidae, Phyllocoptinae) from South China. Zoosystema 32 (2):233-245.

A new genus and four new species of eriophyoid mites of the tribe Acaricalini (Acari, Eriophyoidea) from the Longlin and Heng counties, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China are described and illustrated: Chiacaphyllisa syzygii n. gen., n. sp. infesting Syzygium sp. (Myrtaceae), Protumescoptes laurifolii n. sp. infesting Geniconthus laurifolius (Roxb.) Hook.f (Asclepiadaceae), Litaculus tremae n. sp. infesting Trema angustifolia (Planch.) Blume (Ulmaceae) and Paracaphyllisa montani n. sp. infesting Gnetum montanum Markgr. (Gnetaceae). All species described here are vagrants on the undersurface of host leaves. A key to the genera of Acaricalini in China is provided.

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De-Wei Li, Guo-Quan Wang, and Sui-Gai Wei "Description of a new genus and four new species of Acaricalini (Acari, Eriophyidae, Phyllocoptinae) from South China," Zoosystema 32(2), 233-245, (1 June 2010). https://doi.org/10.5252/z2010n2a2
Received: 5 July 2008; Accepted: 1 October 2009; Published: 1 June 2010
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