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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4189.1.9

A new Aceria species (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) from Minuartia frutescens (Caryophyllaceae) in Hungary

GÉZA RIPKA

Abstract


A new species of eriophyoid mite, Aceria wassalberti n. sp. associated with Minuartia frutescens (Caryophyllaceae), is described and illustrated from Hungary. A key to the Aceria species known on Caryophyllaceae is given. Remarks are provided on the eriophyoid mites currently known from caryophyllaceous host plants.

 


Keywords


Acari, Eriophyidae, Aceria, sandwort, Caryophyllaceae, Hungary

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