Mononychellus Wainstein 1960, Wainstein, 1960

Toroitich, Faith J., Ueckermann, Edward A., Theron, Pieter D. & Knapp, Markus, 2009, The tetranychid mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) of Kenya and a redescription of the species Peltanobia erasmusi Meyer (Acari: Tetranychidae) based on males, Zootaxa 2176, pp. 33-47: 41

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Mononychellus Wainstein 1960


Mononychellus Wainstein 1960   (Tetranychinae: Tetranychini)

This genus has two pairs of anal setae and two pairs of para-anal setae, striae on opisthosoma variable usually with prominent lobes, dorsal body setae strongly serrate and borne on small tubercles, tarsus I with 2 sets of distal and adjacent duplex setae, empodium padlike, split distally into 3 hairs.