Euseius citrifolius

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: 43-44

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3513966

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03935004-2B39-FFFF-258C-F8B4B2F49284

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Euseius citrifolius
status

 

Euseius citrifolius  Denmark & Muma

Euseius citrifolius  Denmark & Muma, 1970: 222; Moraes & McMurtry, 1983: 138; Moraes et al., 1986: 38; 1991: 131; 2004: 64; Feres & Moraes, 1998: 127; Gondim Jr. & Moraes, 2001: 74; Zacarias & Moraes, 2001: 580; Noronha & Moraes, 2002: 1114; Lofego et al., 2004: 4 View Cited Treatment ; Chant & McMurtry, 2005 a: 215; Guanilo et al., 2008 a: 17; 2008 b: 11; Demite et al., 2009: 47 View Cited Treatment .

FEMALE (5 specimens measured). Dorsal shield 322 (315–337) long and 221 (215–230) wide; j 1 28 (27–29), j 3 30 (28–31), j 4 14 (13–15), j 5 15 (13–16), j 6 16 (15–17), J 2 16 (16–17), J 5 7 (6–9), z 2 21 (20–22), z 4 24 (18–27), z 5 15 (13–16), Z 1 15 (13–16), Z 4 19 (18–20), Z 5 65 (60–70), s 4 40 (33–43), S 2 20 (18–22), S 4 23 (19–25), S 5 27 (25–32), r 3 19 (15–21), R 1 16 (14–20); distances between st 1 -st 3 58 (54–61), st 2 -st 2 71 (68– 79) and st 5 -st 5 76 (72–83); ventri-anal shield 105 (102–108) long, 55 (50–60) wide at level of ZV 2 and 73 (70–77) wide at level of anus; JV 5 37 (33–41); movable cheliceral digit 23 (21–24) long, with 1 tooth; fixed cheliceral digit 25 (24–27) long, with 5 teeth; calyx of spermatheca 22 (21–23) long; Sge I 22 (20–24), Sge II 22 (20–23), Sge III 26 (25–27), Sti III 23 (22–24), Sge IV 43 (41–44), Sti IV 32 (32–33), St IV 56 (54–58).

Specimens examined: Santo Antônio do Aracanguá (20 ° 55 ' S, 50 ° 20 ' W), October 2007, on B. decumbens  (2 Ƥ). Sud Mennucci (20 ° 39 ' S, 50 ° 54 ' W), October 2007, on M. minutiflora (1 Ƥ). São José do Rio Preto (20 ° 47 ' S, 49 ° 21 ' W), February 2008, on B. decumbens  (1 Ƥ). Jales (20 ° 13 ' S, 49 ° 18 ' W), June 2008 (5 Ƥ, 1 3), July 2008 (10 Ƥ), on B. ruziziensis  . São José do Rio Preto (20 ° 45 ' S, 49 ° 19 ' W), August 2008, on B. brizantha  (4 Ƥ) and on P. maximum  (1 Ƥ).

Remarks: This species is previously known from Argentina ( Furtado et al. 2007; Guanilo et al. 2008 b), Brazil, Colombia, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru. Measurements of the specimens collected are close to those of the original description, except for those of j 4, j 5, j 6 and J 2, which are about twice as long as indicated for the holotype. All measurements are similar to those provided by Moraes & McMurtry (1983) for specimens from northeastern Brazil.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Euseius

Loc

Euseius citrifolius

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

2009
Loc

Euseius citrifolius

Demite 2009: 47
Guanilo 2008: 17
Chant 2005: 215
Lofego 2004: 4
Noronha 2002: 1114
Gondim 2001: 74
Zacarias 2001: 580
Feres 1998: 127
Moraes 1986: 38
Moraes 1983: 138

1983