Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina Auger & Flechtmann, 2009

Shakeri, Zohreh & Latifi, Malihe, 2020, First record of Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae) in Asia, with two new host plants for Tetranychidae from Iran, Persian Journal of Acarology 9 (1), pp. 83-85 : 83-84

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.22073/pja.v9i1.55165

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3808326

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C06F1D73-6212-FF9F-5C28-F9BDFAFC54E7

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Felipe

scientific name

Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina Auger & Flechtmann, 2009
status

 

Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina Auger & Flechtmann, 2009

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The first report of Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina Auger & Flechtmann, 2009 ( Fig. 1 View Figure 1 ), was from Atriplex sp. in Tunisia. This species was collected from a new host plant, Salsola sp. ( Amaranthaceae ) in Iran, Ravar, Kerman Province, 31° 12' 59" N, 56° 48' 52" E, 1197 m a.s.l., 3 Nov. 2017. GoogleMaps This is the second and the first report of this species from the world and Iran, respectively.

Distribution South Tunisian oasis areas ( Auger et al. 2009); Iran (this paper).

How to cite: Shakeri, Z. & Latifi, M. (2020) First record of Petrobia (Petrobia) pseudotetranychina (Trombidiformes: Tetranychidae) in Asia, with two new host plants for Tetranychidae from Iran. Persian Journal of Acarology, 9(1): 83– 85.

New host plants

Tetranychus truncatus ( Ehara, 1956) was collected on peppermint from Razavi Khorasan, Iran by Sadeghi-Namaghi (2009). In this paper, this species was collected from Capparis spinosa in Kerman province, 30° 54' 14" N, 56° 33' 36" E, 1855 m a.s.l., 3 Nov. 2017. This is the second and the first report of this host plant for tetranychid mites, in the world and Iran, respectively. The first report of Capparis spinosa Linnaeus ) Capparaceae ) as a host plant was for Tetranychus gladioli Livshits & Mitrofanov, 1980 ( Mitrofanov et al. 1978).

Oligonychus mangiferus ( Rahman & Sapra, 1940) was collected on broad leaf tree, white willow, silver poplar, black locust and mango from Razavi Khorasan, Iran by Arbabi et al. (2002) and Sheikholeslam-Zadeh and Sadeghi (2010). Here, this species was collected on Cydonia oblonga Miller ( Rosaceae ) from Shahrebabak, Kerman province, 30° 13' 03" N, 55° 03' 02" E, 1943 m a.s.l., 10 July 2017. This is the first report of this host plant for tetranychid mites, in the world.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Tetranychidae

Genus

Petrobia