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26 June 2019 Redescription of three species of Oligonychus (Acari, Tetranychidae) from China
Juan Li, Tian-Ci Yi, Jian-Jun Guo, Dao-Chao Jin
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Abstract

Two species of Oligonychus are redescribed: O. baipisongisMa & Yuan, 1976 and O. chamaecyparisaeMa & Yuan, 1976. Moreover, O. hainanensisMa, Yuan & Lin, 1979 is here recognized as a junior synonym of O. biharensis (Hirst, 1924), which is also redescribed here based on adult females, males and deutonymphs. The redescription of O. baipisongis is based on holotype and paratypes, the types of O. chamaecyparisae could not be located but the species is described from male and female material collected by En-Pei Ma in 1978 from Lanzhou City, Xi-An City and Xining City. The dorsal setae in O. baipisongis show remarkable sexual dimorphism. The difference between the aedeagi of O. chamaecyparisae and Oligonychus perditusPritchard & Baker, 1955 are discussed. All three species are diagnosed, illustrated with line drawings and photographs.

© 2019 Systematic & Applied Acarology Society
Juan Li, Tian-Ci Yi, Jian-Jun Guo, and Dao-Chao Jin "Redescription of three species of Oligonychus (Acari, Tetranychidae) from China," Systematic and Applied Acarology 24(6), 1071-1106, (26 June 2019). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.6.10
Received: 10 May 2018; Accepted: 30 May 2019; Published: 26 June 2019
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