Flat Mites of the World

Amblypalpus

Key characters

  • c2, d2, e2, f2, f3 absent (Fig. 1)
  • no setae in f series present
  • h2 not elongate (Figs. 1-2)
  • anterior margin of prodorsum with forked projection anterior to v2 (Fig. 1)
  • ventral, genital plate not well developed
  • 2 pairs ps setae
  • 3 segmented palp

Similar taxa

Brevipalpus - f3 present; f2 present/absent; ventral and genital plates strongly developed

Number of species

Mitrofanov and Strunkova

Authority

Mitrofanov and Strunkova

Distribution

South Africa, Tajikistan

Hosts

Asteraceae, Bruniaceae

Colour

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<em>Amblypalpus</em>

Fig. 1. Amblypalpus narsikulovi female dorsum (after Mitrofanov & Strunkova 1978).

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Fig. 2. Amblypalpus female dorsum.