Journal of the Acarological Society of Japan
Online ISSN : 1880-2273
Print ISSN : 0918-1067
ISSN-L : 0918-1067
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A new genus and two new species of grass feeding phyllocoptine mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) from West Bengal, India
Surajit SURSamiran CHAKRABARTI
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2017 Volume 26 Issue 2 Pages 73-82

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One new genus Subductophyes gen. nov. and two new species of eriophyoid mites viz. Subductophyes digitariae sp. nov. infesting Digitaria ciliaris (Retz.) Koeler (Poaceae) and Mesalox mutica sp. nov. infesting Apluda mutica L. (Poaceae) are described in the tribe Phyllocoptini and Anthocoptini (Eriophyidae: Phyllocoptinae) respectively, from West Bengal, India. Relationship of the new genus and species with other related eriophyoid taxa are discussed.

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