Tetranycopsis hystriciformis Reck, 1956

Zhovnerchuk, Olga & Auger, Philippe, 2019, Spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) from the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve (Ukraine): faunistic survey, reinstatement of the genus Georgiobia Wainstein, 1960 and description of a new species, Zootaxa 4559 (2), pp. 321-338 : 333

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Tetranycopsis hystriciformis Reck, 1956


Tetranycopsis hystriciformis Reck, 1956

Specimens examined. 2♀♀, Centaurea sp., Solenoozerny area , BSBR, 23.06.1992, L. Bondarenko ; 2♀♀, Potentilla sp., Solenoozerny area, BSBR, 18.07.1991, L. Bondarenko ; 16♀♀, 2DN, Potentilla reptans, Volyzhyn forest, BSBR (46°32'N, 31°43'E), 11.06.2015, O. Zhovnerchuk GoogleMaps .

In addition to its usual hosts on which this species is recorded in different parts of the BSBR, we found it on two additional plants: P. reptans and Centaurea sp., the latter also belonging to a new recorded host plant family ( Asteraceae ) favourable to this species.