Typhlodromips salvadorii Gonçalves & Ferla

Gonçalves, Dinarte, Cunha, Uemerson Silva Da, Bampi, Paula Maria, Moraes, Gilberto José De & Ferla, Noeli Juarez, 2015, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) from Araucaria Forest of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with new records and descriptions of four new species, Zootaxa 4032 (5), pp. 569-581: 577-579

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4032.5.6

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scientific name

Typhlodromips salvadorii Gonçalves & Ferla
status

sp. nov.

Typhlodromips salvadorii Gonçalves & Ferla  sp. nov.

( Figs 19–23View FIGURES 19 – 23)

Diagnosis. This new species belongs the bladderae species group ( Chant & McMurtry, 2005 b), characterised by having the major duct of the spermatheca swollen, bladder-like. Typhlodromips corycus ( Schuster 1966)  differs from this new species by having Z 5 only about 1.1 times as long as Z 4, both smooth. It also differs from Typhlodromips pallinii Gonçalves et al. 2013  by having setae j 3, s 4, Sg IV, Sti IV, St IV and St IV longer and the calyx of the spermatheca also longer.

Adult female. Three females examined. Idiosomal setal pattern ( Chant & Yoshida-Shaul, 1992): 10 A: 10 B/ JV- 3: ZV.

Dorsum ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 19 – 23). Dorsal Shield mostly smooth, with nine pairs of pores and five pairs of lyrifissures, with few anterolateral striae, 338 361 (337 392) long, 218 240 (217–312) wide at level of s 4. Setae j 1 21 20 (17–22), j 3 15 16 (12–22), j 4 15 13 (11–15), j 5 12 13 (11–15), j 6 13 12 (11–12), J 2 13 14 (10–16), J 5 12 11 (10–12), z 2 15 14 (12–16), z 4 15 14 (12–15), z 5 13 11 (10–12), Z 1 13 (11–15), Z 4 20 (18–22), Z 5 53 54 (50–60), s 4 18 (16–20), S 2 18 16 (15–20), S 4 13 (12–15), S 5 13 14 (12–16), r 3 14 (13–16), R 1 13 14 (12–15). Setae smooth, except Z 4 and Z 5 which are serrated; setae r 3 and R 1 on interscutal membrane.

Peritreme. Extending forward to level of j 1.

Venter ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 23). Distances between St 1 –St 3 65 62 (52–65), St 2 –St 2 72 68 (57–72). Distance between St 5 –St 5 62. JV 5 45 (42–49).

Chelicera ( Fig. 21View FIGURES 19 – 23). Fixed digit 25 long, with eight teeth; movable digit 20 23 (20–25) long, with three teeth, pilus dentilis not observed.

Spermatheca ( Fig. 23View FIGURES 19 – 23). Major duct swollen and bladder-like 15 14 (13–15).

Legs (Fig. 24). Sge I 10 11 (10–12), Sge II 10 11 (10–12), Sge III 15, Sti III 10 12 (10–14), Sge IV 18 20 (18– 22), Sti IV 18 17 (15–18) and St IV 25 29 (25–32). Chaetotaxy: genu II 2 – 2 / 0–2 / 0–1; genu III 1–2 / 1–2 / 0–1.

Male. Unknown.

Type material. Holotype female from Myrcia retorta Cambess.  ( Myrtaceae  ) São Francisco de Paula, State of Rio Grande do Sul, July 2013, Gonçalves D. coll. Two females paratypes from Myrcianthes pungens O. Berg.  (Yrtaceae), in same place in, October 2013, are deposited at Museu de Ciências Naturais (ZAUMCN), UNIVATES—Centro Universitário, Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Also collected on Trema micrantha  L. ( Ulmaceae  ) and Pouteria salicifolia  ( Sapotaceae  ) in the same place, in July 2013.

Etymology. This species is named after Dr. José Roberto Salvadori, an eminent Brazilian entomologist.