Journal:1995. 3 (1-2)
About authors:V.G. Shevchenko, Biological Research Institute of St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Old Petergof, 198904 Russia
Acknowledgments:This work was made possible by the support of the Academy's founda-tion "Biological Diversity". The measurements were carried out by I.G.Shaudvitene together with I.G.Bagnjuk and S.I.Sukhareva.
Annotation:Five species of free-living four-legged mites have been known from different Nearctic and Palearctic birches. A new species, Vasates milevskii, is described from leaves of Betula pubescens. The name of species is dedicated to the memory of V. B.Milevsky, who worked as a driver in the laboratory of Plant Acarology (in Biological Research Institute) and in the Kivach Reservation.
Bibliography:Boczek J.H., V.G.Shevchenko, R.Davis. 1989. Generic Key to World Fauna Eriophyid Mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea). Warsaw Agric. Univ. Press. 190p.