Eriophyidae

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W., 2021, Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from Brazil: an annotated checklist, Zootaxa 4997 (1), pp. 1-152: 30-31

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4997.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C38783-FFB5-C445-FF06-FCED16947581

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scientific name

Eriophyidae
status

 

Eriophyidae   , Phyllocoptinae   , Anthocoptini  

062 * Aculus bistichos Flechtmann, 2004b: 6   .

Type host. Guapira opposita (Vell.) Reitz   ( Nyctaginaceae   ).

Type locality. Itú , São Paulo, Brazil   (23°12’86”S, 47°10’70”W).

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the undersurface of leaves, can cause rust ( Flechtmann 2004b).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native shrub or tree, not endemic, widely distributed in all biomes and regions ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

063 * Aculus catappae Boczek & Davis, 1984: 206   .

Type host. Terminalia catappa   L. ( Combretaceae   ).

Type locality. Piracicaba , São Paulo, Brazil   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the undersurface of leaves ( Boczek & Davis 1984).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Naturalized tree, widely distributed in Amazônia , Caatinga and Mata Atlântica biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

064 * Aculus cauliflorus Boczek & Davis, 1984: 205   .

Type host. Acnistus cauliflorus Schott.   ( Solanaceae   ), presently referred as Iochroma arborescens   (L.) J.M.H. Shaw ( Solanaceae   ) ( Flora do Brasil 2020).

Type locality. Piracicaba , São Paulo, Brazil   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the undersurface of leaves ( Boczek & Davis 1984).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native shrub or tree, not endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

065 * Aculus conspicillatus Flechtmann, 2003   in Flechtmann & Moraes (2003: 2).

Type host. Psidium guajava   L. ( Myrtaceae   ).

Type locality. Piracicaba (22°40’32”S, 47°38’00”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrant on lower leaf surface; no visible symptoms ( Flechtmann & Moraes 2003).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Naturalized fruit tree, occurring in Amazônia, Caatinga, Cerrado, and Mata Atlântica biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020). Widely cultivated in domestic and commercial orchards, and also occurring as subspontaneous and native in almost the whole country ( Lorenzi et al. 2006).

066 Aculus fockeui ( Nalepa & Trouessart, 1891)   : 26. ( Keifer 1959a: 6).

Previous genera assignments.

Phyllocoptes   , Vasates   .

Synonyms.

Phytoptus persicae Murray, 1877  

Phyllocoptes hockeni Nalepa & Trouessart, 1890  

Aculus hockeni ( Nalepa & Trouessart, 1890)  

Aculus cornutus ( Banks, 1904)  

Phyllocoptes cornutus Banks, 1905  

Phyllocoptes paracornutus Keifer, 1943  

Vasates ambrosii Lombardini, 1958  

Type host. Prunus domestica   L. ( Rosaceae   )

Type locality. Locality not informed, France   .

Host plant and localities reports in Brazil. on Prunus persica L. Batsch   ( Rosaceae   ): Venâncio Aires (29°30’S, 52°19’W) ( Eichelberger 2010), Rio Grande do Sul; Campinas (Costa et al. 1962), Presidente Prudente ( Montes et al. 2010), Capão Bonito (24°2’24.65”S, 48°23’3.54”W) ( Baldo et al. 2016), São Paulo.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants ( Nalepa & Trouessart, 1891). Mites cause symptoms similar to a mosaic, consisting of yellow leaf spots, upper longitudinal leaf curls, or silvering on leaves (Costa et al. 1962). Due to these last symptoms it has been commonly known as ‘Peach silver mite’.

Type host plant status. Exotic fruit tree, cultivated mostly in South and Southeast regions ( Lorenzi et al. 2006; Castro et al. 2008).

Additional host plant status in Brazil. P. persica   — exotic fruit tree, cultivated mostly in South and Southeast regions ( Lorenzi et al. 2006).

067 * Aculus michereffi Duarte & Navia, 2020   in Duarte et al. (2020: 1221).

Type host. Solanum acanthodes Hook.   ( Solanaceae   ).

Type locality. “Embrapa Hortaliças”, Gama (15º55’55”S, 48º08’24”W), Distrito Federal , Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the abaxial surface of the leaves. No visible symptoms were observed ( Duarte et al. 2020).

Remarks. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native shrub or tree, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia biome ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

068 * Aculus pampae Toldi, de Lillo & Ferla, 2019   in Toldi et al. (2019: 979).

Type host. Elephantopus mollis Kunth   ( Asteraceae   ).

Type locality. Pantano Grande (30°19’18.00”S, 52°29’00.00”W), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. No symptom was observed ( Toldi et al. 2019).

Remarks. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native herb, not endemic, widely distributed in all biomes and regions ( Souza 2020).

069 Aculus schlechtendali (Nalepa, 1890)   : 41. ( Keifer 1959a: 6).

Previous genus assignment.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Eriophyidae

Loc

Eriophyidae

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W. 2021
2021
Loc

Aculus fockeui ( Nalepa & Trouessart, 1891 )

Keifer, H. H. 1959: 6
1959
Loc

Aculus schlechtendali (Nalepa, 1890)

Keifer, H. H. 1959: 6
1959