Phytoseiulus Evans,

Guanilo, Alberto Daniel, Moraes, Gilberto José De, Toledo, Silvana & Knapp, Markus, 2008, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Argentina, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 1884, pp. 1-35: 22-23

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.184278

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AF553D-FFA0-FFB6-FF1F-D31098E4B6A0

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scientific name

Phytoseiulus Evans
status

 

Phytoseiulus Evans 

Phytoseiulus Evans 1952: 397  ; Chant & McMurtry 2006: 17; 2007: 53.

Phytoseiulus fragariae  Denmark & Schicha

Phytoseiulus fragariae  Denmark & Schicha 1983: 34; Moraes et al. 1986: 108; 1991: 132; 2004: 167; Chant & McMurtry 2006: 20; 2007: 55; Guanilo et al. in press.

FEMALE. (2 specimens measured)

Dorsal shield 353 (325–380) long and 248 (235–260) wide; j 1 25, j 3 30, j 4 15 (14–16), j 5 15, j 6 57 (53– 60), J 5 5 (3–6), z 2 11 (10–11), z 4 58 (57–58), z 5 8, Z 1 139 (137–140), Z 4 150 (149–150), Z 5 144 (135–152), s 4 183 (180–186), S 5 25, r 3 16 (15–17), R 1 18 (15–20); distances between st 1 -st 3 67 (67–68), st 2 -st 2 75 (70– 80) and st 5 -st 5 91 (88–95); ventri-anal shield 110 (108–113) long and 101 (100–103) at level of anus; JV 5 78 (60–95); calyx of spermatheca 21 (20–22) long; Sge IV 68 (67–68), Sti IV 34 (31–37), St IV 88 (86–90). Chaetotaxy: genu II 2, 2/ 1-2 /0, 1; genu III 1, 2/ 1-2 /0, 1.

Specimens examined. Tucumán: San Miguel de Tucumán – Portal La Virginia (26 ° 42 ' 41.4 ''S, 64 ° 57 ' 44.5 ''W), 15 -V- 2007, on Nicotiana glauca  (1 Ψ); San Miguel de Tucumán – Vipos (26 ° 28 ' 34.2 ''S, 65 ° 18 ' 42.3 ''W), 15 -V- 2007, on Nicandra physaloides  (1 Ψ).

Previous records. Argentina [Buenos Aires ( Cedola 1999) and Tucumán ( Furtado et al. 2007)], Brazil, Colombia and Peru (Guanilo et al. in press).

Phytoseiulus longipes Evans 

Phytoseiulus longipes Evans 1958: 306  ; Takahashi & Chant 1993: 31; Moraes et al. 2004: 167; Chant & McMurtry 2006: 20; 2007: 55.

Amblyseius (Mesoseiulus) longipes  , van der Merwe 1968: 1474 – 175.

Mesoseiulus longipes, Gonzalez & Schuster 1962: 18  ; Moraes et al. 1986: 66; Herrero et al. 1990: 49.

Amblyseius (Phytoseiulus) longipes, Pritchard & Baker 1962: 294  .

Previous records. Argentina [Río Negro ( Müther 1998) and Tucumán ( Herrero et al. 1990; Lemme et al. 1996)], Brazil (Furtado et al. 2006), Chile and South Africa.

Remarks. No additional specimens of this species were found in this study.

Phytoseiulus macropilis (Banks) 

Laelaps macropilis Banks 1905: 139  .

Phytoseiulus speyeri Evans 1952: 398  (synonymy by Kennett 1958).

Phytoseiulus macropilis, Schuster & Pritchard 1963: 279  ; McMurtry 1983: 259; Moraes et al. 1986: 108; 2000: 249; 2004: 167; Takahashi & Chant 1993: 28; Chant & McMurtry 2006: 20; 2007: 55; Guanilo et al. in press.

Phytoseiulus chanti Ehara 1966 b: 135  (synonymy by Denmark & Muma 1973).

FEMALE. (3 specimens measured)

Dorsal shield 344 (338-350) long and 199 (190–208) wide; j 1 25 (24–25), j 3 37 (34–39), j 4 45 (36–57), j 5 53 (45–63), j 6 141 (132–154), J 5 4 (3–4), z 2 12 (9–15), z 4 58 (50–65), z 5 9 (8–9), Z 1 103 (97–108), Z 4 121 (116–125), Z 5 112 (110–115), s 4 171 (165–175), S 5 32 (27–39), r 3 21 (18–23), R 1 20 (15–25); distances between st 1 -st 3 67 (65–68), st 2 -st 2 73 (68–75) and st 5 -st 5 87 (80–95); ventri-anal shield 87 (85–88) long and 80 (78–83) wide at level of anus; with 1 pair of pre-anal setae (JV 2); JV 5 37 (31–40); peritreme extending to level between setae z 4 and s 4; movable cheliceral digit 23 long, with 3 teeth; fixed cheliceral digit 25 long, with 7 teeth; calyx of spermatheca 33 (32–33); Sge IV 72 (64–78), Sti IV 35 (31–41), St IV 108 (95–120). Chaetotaxy: genu II 2, 2/ 1-2 /0, 1; genu III 1, 2/ 1-2 /0, 1.

Specimens examined. Salta: Metán – Crestón (25 ° 29 ' 25.3 ''S, 64 ° 58 ' 28.10 ''W), 12 -V- 2007, on Vassobia breviflora  (2 Ψ); on Nicotiana glauca  (1 Ψ, 4 immatures). Tucumán: San Miguel de Tucumán – Vipos (26 ° 28 ' 34.2 ''S, 65 ° 18 ' 42.3 ''W), 15 -V- 2007, on Salpichroa origanifolia  (1 Ψ); on Solanum melongena  (1 Ψ); on Nicandra physaloides  (9 Ψ).

Previous records. Angola, Argentina [Tucumán ( Herrero 1984) and Buenos Aires ( Cedola 1999)], Barbados, Brazil, Canada, Canary Islands, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, Martinique, Mexico, Montenegro, Moto Quavarei, New Caledonia, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint-Martin, Tahiti, USA and Venezuela.

Remarks. Some of the specimens collected had only one pre-anal seta (the corresponding seta of the opposite side was off the shield). This type of variation was also reported for specimens from Guatemala (McMurtry 1983) and Peru (Guanilo et al. in press).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Loc

Phytoseiulus Evans

Guanilo, Alberto Daniel, Moraes, Gilberto José De, Toledo, Silvana & Knapp, Markus 2008
2008
Loc

Phytoseiulus

Chant 2006: 17
Evans 1952: 397
2006
Loc

Phytoseiulus longipes

Chant 2006: 20
Takahashi 1993: 31
Evans 1958: 306
1993
Loc

Mesoseiulus longipes

Herrero 1990: 49
Moraes 1986: 66
Gonzalez 1962: 18
1986
Loc

Phytoseiulus macropilis

Chant 2006: 20
Takahashi 1993: 28
Moraes 1986: 108
Schuster 1963: 279
1986
Loc

Phytoseiulus fragariae

Chant 2006: 20
Moraes 1986: 108
Denmark 1983: 34
1983
Loc

Amblyseius (Phytoseiulus) longipes

Pritchard 1962: 294
Loc

Phytoseiulus speyeri

Evans 1952: 398
Loc

Phytoseiulus chanti

Ehara 1966: 135