Authors:J. Kontschán, R. Albert, K. Almási, V. Kerezsi and I. Tóbiás
The first Hungarian record of the family Penthaleidae, the occurrence of blue oat mite [Penthaleus cf. major (Dugès, 1837)] in Hungary is presented. This pest mite species was collected on lettuce in greenhouse. Notes to the morphology and the three (cox 1, 18sRNA, ITS2) sequences of the Hungarian specimens are given.