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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3085.1.5

A new species of eriophyoid mite (Acari: Eriophyoidea: Eriophyidae) on Leucadendron argenteum (L.) R. Br. from South Africa

DANIEL R. L. PYE

Abstract


A new vagrant eriophyoid mite species, collected from plant material imported into the United Kingdom, is described and illustrated: Aceria argentae n. sp. found on Leucadendron argenteum (L.) R. Br. (Proteaceae) from South Africa. A review of the eriophyoid mite species known from plants in the Proteaceae is also provided and recent findings of non-native eriophyoid mites in the United Kingdom are discussed.

Keywords


Acari, Eriophyoidea, taxonomy, key, Aceria kuko, Aculops fuchsiae

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