Flat Mites of the World

Brevipalpus californicus species group - species C

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Species group characters

B. californicus species group (sensu Baker & Tuttle 1987) = f2 present; tarsus II with 2 solenidia; palp 4-segmented with 3 distal setae; dorsal central setae (c1, d1, e1) different in shape to dorsal lateral setae (c3, d3, e3)

Characters

Distribution based on confirmed specimens

Nigeria, Peru, Thailand

Hosts based on confirmed specimens

Citrus sp. (Rutaceae); sweet potato Ipomoea batatas (Convolvulaceae)

<em>Brevipalpus californicus</em> species group - species C

Fig. 1. Brevipalpus californicus group species C, female dorsum.

<em>Brevipalpus californicus</em> species group - species C

Fig. 2. Brevipalpus californicus group species C, female posterior venter.