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Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) of woody forest plants

Géza Ripka

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Correspondence: Ripka Géza

Postal address: H-1118 Budapest, Budaörsi út 141-145.

e-mail: RipkaG[at]nebih.gov.hu

Abstract

Eriophyoid mites are the smallest arthropods living on vascular plants. Representatives of this superfamily can be found on the shoots, foliage, flowers and fruits of herbaceous and woody plants. The majority of the host plants are woody species. An overview is given on the eriophyoid mite fauna of woody forest plants. In Hungary, out of the 238 eriophyoid species 45 are non-indigenous. The most species is recorded from the families Rosaceae and Salicaceae.

Keywords: eriophyoid mites, Acari, tree species, shrub species, biodiversity, Hungary

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    Ripka, G. (2020): Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) of woody forest plants. Bulletin of Forestry Science, 10(2): 83-95. (in Hungarian) DOI: 10.17164/EK.2020.007

    Volume 10, Issue 2
    Pages: 83-95

    DOI: 10.17164/EK.2020.007

    First published:
    9 November 2020