Abacarus acutatus Sukhareva 1985,

Pye, Daniel R. L., 2012, New eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyoidea) in Britain: one new genus, four new species, 19 new records and two incursions, Zootaxa 3578, pp. 43-68: 48

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Abacarus acutatus Sukhareva 1985


Abacarus acutatus Sukhareva 1985 

Type host and locality. Calamagrostis epigeios  (L.) Roth. ( Poaceae  ), Russia, Primorskiy kraj, Partizansk. Distribution. England (recorded here), Hungary (Skoracka 2005), Poland (Skoracka et al. 2005) and Russia (op. cit.).

Relation to host. Vagrant between the leaf sheaths encircling the stem and causing no apparent damage. Collection details. England, North Yorkshire, York, Sand Hutton (54 ° 0ʹ 56.52 ʺ N, 0° 58 ʹ 9.48 ʺ W), low numbers on C. epigeios  , collected by the author, 15.ix. 2009.