Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

The invasive flat mite, Brevipalpus californicus (Banks, 1904) in Hungary: notes to the morphology, new locality and new host.

Abstract

Three specimens of invasive pest mite, Brevipalpus californicus (Banks, 1904) were collected on leaves of Dracaena marginata 'Tricolor' plant. The collected specimens belong to the Beard et al. (2015) "species B group" on the basis of the morphology of prodorsal and opisthonothal pattern. A new key to the Hungarian Brevipalpus is given.