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12 December 2018 A new genus and two new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Malaysia
Yan-Mei Yuan, Yue Yin, Xiao-Feng Xue
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A new genus and two new species of the family Eriophyidae (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from Mountain Trusmadi, Malaysia are described and illustrated. They are Trusmadius acalypher gen. nov. and sp. nov. on Acalypha sp. (Euphorbiaceae) and Paraphytoptus lithocarpis sp. nov. on Lithocarpus uvariifolius (Hance) Rehder (Fagaceae). Both new species are vagrant on lower leaf surface. No damage to the host was observed.

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Yan-Mei Yuan, Yue Yin, and Xiao-Feng Xue "A new genus and two new species of eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Malaysia," Systematic and Applied Acarology 23(12), 2345-2358, (12 December 2018). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.23.12.7
Received: 5 October 2018; Accepted: 6 December 2018; Published: 12 December 2018
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