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Species Aceria lantanae

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Acariformes
Order Trombidiformes
Suborder Prostigmata (prostigs)
Infraorder Eleutherengona
No Taxon (Raphignathina)
Superfamily Eriophyoidea
Family Eriophyidae
Genus Aceria
Species lantanae (Aceria lantanae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eriophyes lantanae Cook, 1909
Remarks
Galls on yellow sage (Lantana camara) are described as "deformed flowers, mass of small leaflike outgrowths." (1)
Internet References
Lantana Flower Gall Mite (South African fact sheet)
Works Cited
1.An Illustrated Guide to Plant Abnormalities Caused by Eriophyid Mites in North America (Agriculture Handbook Number 573)
Keifer, Hartford H., Edward W. Baker, Tokuwo Kono, Mercedes Delfinado, and William E. Styer. 1982. USDA Agricultural Research Service.