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Research Project: Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics

Location: Systematic Entomology Laboratory

Title: Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in “cabruca” agroecosystems from Brazil, with description of a new species

Author
item Sousa, A.s. - Universidade Estadual De Santa Cruz
item Rezende, J. - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)
item Lofego, Antonio - Sao Paulo State University (UNESP)
item Ochoa, Ronald - Ron
item Oliveira, A. - Universidade Estadual De Santa Cruz

Submitted to: International Journal of Acarology
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/26/2018
Publication Date: 5/24/2018
Citation: Sousa, A.G., Rezende, J.M., Lofego, A., Ochoa, R., Oliveira, A.R. 2018. Daidalotarsonemus and Excelsotarsonemus (Acari: Tarsonemidae) in “cabruca” agroecosystems from Brazil, with description of a new species. International Journal of Acarology. 44(2-3):68-79.

Interpretive Summary: White tarsonemid mites include around 43 known genera, some are associated to agricultural and forestal ecosystems. Some of them carried fungi and bacteria on the body. This paper described a new species from Brazil. This study will be important to plant protection officers, ecologists, entomologists, biologists and Agriculture scientists.

Technical Abstract: Description of a new species of Excelsotarsonemus from Brazil. A key to the species known and information on their ecology are included.