Three new Aceria species (Acari: Trombidiformes: Eriophyidae) associated with the invasive weed Imperata cylindrica (L.) (Poaceae) from Egypt.
Three new Aceria species of eriophyoid mites collected from Imperata cylindrica (L.) (Poaceae) in Egypt were described and illustrated - Aceria aegyptimperata sp. nov., A. cylindricae sp. nov., and A. qualyubi sp. nov. A. aegyptimperata is a vagrant underneath inner surface of the leaf sheath around stem and no symptoms were observed; the other two species were found underneath inner surface of the rolled up and rusted leaves.