The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Tenuipalponychus tabebuiae (Flechtmann, 1971:45)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tylonychus tabebuiae Flechtmann, 1971 (original combination); Tenuipalponychus tabebuiae Aguilar, Flechtmann & Ochoa, 1991 [incorrect authorship attribution; used by (Feres & Bellini, 2002)]


Conservation Status




Brazil & Costa Rica


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Flechtmann, C. H. W. (1971).  Alguns Trombidiformes do Brasil e do Paraguai (Acari). Doctoral Thesis, Univ. S.Paulo, ESALQ, Piracicaba, SP, 1-63 +  16 plates.


Other references:

Aguilar, H., Flechtmann, C. H., & Ochoa, R. (1991). Rediscovery and redescription of Tenuipalponychus tabebuiae (Acari: Tetranychidae). International Journal of Acarology 17(2): 113-115.

Feres, R.J.F. and Bellini, M.R. (2002). Occurrence of diapause in Tenuipalponychus tabebuiae Aguilar, Flechtmann & Ochoa (Acari, Tetranychidae) in Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 19: 219-224.


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