Journal:

2014. 22 (2)

Publicatione: 
A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS PEDICULASTER (ACARI: HETEROSTIGMATINA: PYGMEPHORIDAE) FROM COMMERCIAL OYSTER MUSHROOM HOUSES IN KOREA



About authors:

Khaustov A. A., Tyumen State University, Tyumen, Russia
Lee J.-H., Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (QIA), Anyang, South Korea
Lee Y.-S., Gyeonggi Agricultural Research and Extension Service, South Korea
Kim J.R. , National Academy of Aricultural Science, RDA, South Korea

Annotation:

A new species of the genus Pediculaster Vitzthum, 1931 (Acari: Pygmephoroidea: Pygmephoridae), P. neutarii sp. n. is described from edible oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus ostreatus, in South Korea. A potential significance of the new species as pest of edible fungi is discussed.

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