Database Details : Mites GSDs: TenuipalpidBase

Full name: Mites GSDs: TenuipalpidBase
Short name: TenuipalpidBase
Version: Nov 2009
Release date: 2009-11-24
Authors/editors: Mesa N.C., Ochoa R., Welbourn W.C., Evans G.A., Castilho R.C. & Moraes G.J. de
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Prostigmata - Tetranychoidea - Tenuipalpidae
English name of the group: Tenuipalpid mites
Number of living species 887
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 63
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 950
Abstract: The Tenuipalpidae are phytophagous mites found worldwide. Some of them are important pests and others have been mentioned as vectors of virus affecting many plant species, especially in tropical and subtropical areas. This database was prepared based on information summarized by Mesa et al. (2009). It provides information on 950 species names.
Organization: Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil; Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Palmira, Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuárias, Colombia; Systematic Entomology Laboratory, US Department of Agriculture, USA;
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Bibliographic citation: Mesa N.C., Ochoa R., Welbourn W.C., Evans G.A., Castilho R.C. & Moraes G.J. de (2017). Mites GSDs: TenuipalpidBase (version Nov 2009). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 25th August 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.