Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) porathi Swirski & Amitai, 1967

Tsolakis, Haralabos & Ragusa, Salvatore, 2015, Considerations on systematics of the Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata), with definition of a new species group and description of a new species, Zootaxa 3926 (2), pp. 229-243: 236

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Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) porathi Swirski & Amitai, 1967


Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) porathi Swirski & Amitai, 1967 

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Holotype, allotype and 19 paratypes were collected on Quercus calliprinos Webb (on cup of the fruit) at Meron (Hagalil Mt.) on 20 th October 1964; it had been found also on Phillyrea latifolia  L., Pyrus malus  L., Quercus ithaburensis (KotSchy), Styrax officinalis  L., Crataegus  sp. and Viola  sp. The species is reported also from Cisjordan on Olea europaea L. and Syria on Q. calliprinos ( Amitai & Swirski, 1978). The type material is kept in the collection of the Division of Entomology at the Volcani Institute of Agricultural Research, Israel. Paratypes deposited also in the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France and in the Institute of Acarology, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio, U.S.A. ( Amitai & Swirski, 1978).