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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.4.2

A new species of Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) from Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae), from Bahia, Brazil, with ontogeny of chaetotaxy

Kaelem Souza, Elizeu Castro, Aline D. Tassi, Denise Navia, Anibal Ramadan Oliveira

Abstract


A new species of Tenuipalpus Donnadieu (Acari: Tenuipalpidae), Tenuipalpus odoratus Souza, Castro & Oliveira sp. nov., is described from females, males, deutonymphs, protonymphs and larvae collected on Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae) from Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil. A proposed ontogeny of leg chaetotaxy is also included.


Keywords


Tetranychoidea, false spider mites, sensu lato group, taxonomy, Neotropical

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