Bryobia Koch

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: 34

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Bryobia Koch


Bryobia Koch   (Bryobiinae: Bryobiini)

Adult members of Bryobia   have 4 pairs of setae on the prodorsum, first two pairs set on prominent prodorsal lobes; 12 pairs of setae are located on the opisthosoma; fourth pair of dorsocentral setae (f 1) marginal; peritreme ends either simply or in anastomosis. Empodia on tarsi pad-like and with tenent hairs.