Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor),

Lofego, Antonio C., Demite, Peterson R., Kishimoto, Raquel G. & De, Gilberto J., 2009, Phytoseiid mites on grasses in Brazil (Acari: Phytoseiidae), Zootaxa 2240, pp. 41-59: 49

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.190527

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scientific name

Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor)
status

 

Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor) 

Typhlodromus californicus McGregor, 1954: 89  ; El-Banhawy, 1979: 113.

Typhlodromus chilenensis Dosse, 1958: 55  (synonymy according Chant & McMurtry 2003 a)

Neoseiulus californicus  .— Moraes et al., 1986: 73; 2004: 109; Chant & McMurtry, 2003 a: 21; Guanilo et al., 2008 a: 26; 2008 b: 19.

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) californicus  .— Ueckermann & Loots, 1988: 150; Ehara & Amano, 1993: 10

Amblyseius (Neoseiulus) californicus  .— Ehara & Amano, 1998: 33.

FEMALE (6 specimens measured). Dorsal shield 351 (345–365) long and 162 (158–165) wide; j 1 23 (21–24), j 3 32 (29–34), j 4 21 (17–23), j 5 22 (19–24), j 6 25 (22–27), J 2 30 (25–32), J 5 12 (10–15), z 2 28 (25–30), z 4 30 (26–31), z 5 23 (21–25), Z 1 31 (28–35), Z 4 54 (50–55), Z 5 71 (69–74), s 4 35 (32–37), S 2 40 (38–43), S 4 37 (35–40), S 5 34 (31–38), r 3 25 (23–26), R 1 24 (22–31); distances between st 1 -st 3 64 (63–65), st 2 -st 2 59 (58– 61) and st 5 -st 5 64 (61–66); ventri-anal shield 115 (113–118) long, 94 (87–99) wide at level of ZV 2 and 84 (76–88) wide at level of anus; JV 5 51 (46–57); movable cheliceral digit 27 (26–28) long, with 3 teeth; fixed cheliceral digit 26 (25–28) long, with 5 teeth; calyx of spermatheca 12 (11–14) long; St IV 57 (56–59).

Specimens examined: Sud Mennucci (20 ° 39 ' S, 50 ° 54 ' W), August 2007, on B. brizantha  (2 Ƥ, 4 3); October 2007, on M. minutiflora (7 Ƥ). Novo Horizonte (21 °03' S, 49 ° 18 ' W), July 2008, on B. brizantha  (1 Ƥ). Onda Verde (20 ° 32 ' S, 49 ° 14 ' W), August 2008, on P. maximum  (1 Ƥ).

Remarks: This species is previously known from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, France, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Greece, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia, USA, Uruguay and Venezuela. The original description of this species was based only on a male specimen, providing no measurements. Measurements of females were provided for the first time by Schuster & Pritchard (1963), based on specimens from California ( USA). Measurements of the specimens collected are close to those given by the latter authors.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Neoseiulus

Loc

Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor)

Lofego, Antonio C., Demite, Peterson R., Kishimoto, Raquel G. & De, Gilberto J. 2009
2009
Loc

Amblyseius (Neoseiulus) californicus

Ehara 1998: 33
1998
Loc

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) californicus

Ehara 1993: 10
Ueckermann 1988: 150
1988
Loc

Neoseiulus californicus

Guanilo 2008: 26
Chant 2003: 21
Moraes 1986: 73
1986
Loc

Typhlodromus californicus

El-Banhawy 1979: 113
McGregor 1954: 89
1979
Loc

Typhlodromus chilenensis

Dosse 1958: 55