Abacarus Keifer

Navia, Denise, Flechtmann, Carlos H. W., Lindquist, Evert E. & Aguilar, Hugo, 2011, A new species of Abacarus (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) damaging sugarcane, Sacharrum officinarum L., from Costa Rica—the first eriophyoid mite described with a tibial seta on leg II, Zootaxa 3025, pp. 51-58: 57

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.278697

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CAB900-6B3F-E601-61AF-FDDDFA421291

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Plazi

scientific name

Abacarus Keifer
status

 

Key to adult females in the genus Abacarus Keifer  from sugarcane, Saccharum  spp.

1. Tibia of leg II with a seta; seta sc (6–8 µm) reaching at most to 3 rd dorsal annulus; epigynum with two rows of transverse lines basally............................................................................ Abacarus doctus  n. sp.

- Tibia of leg II without a seta; seta sc longer, reaching at least to 4 th dorsal annulus; epigynum with longitudinal lines and/or basal rows of microtubercles............................................................................ 2

2. Prodorsal shield with median line complete, sparsely granular................... Abacarus delhiensis ChannaBasavanna 

- Prodorsal shield without or short median line, smooth......................................................... 3

3. Scapular seta s c (11–15 µm) reaching 4 th dorsal annulus; empodium 6 -rayed.......................................................................................... Abacarus queenslandiensis Ozman-Sullivan, Amrine & Walter 

- Scapular seta s c (18 µm) extending beyond 7 th dorsal annulus; empodium 7 -rayed.... Abacarus sacchari ChannaBasavanna