Amblyseius herbicolus (Chant)

Zannou, Ignace D., De, Gilberto J., Ueckermann, Eddie A., Oliveira, Anibal R., Yaninek, John S. & Hanna, Rachid, 2007, Phytoseiid mites of the subtribe Amblyseiina (Acari: Phytoseiidae: Amblyseiini) from sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 1550, pp. 1-47: 14-15

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scientific name

Amblyseius herbicolus (Chant)
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Amblyseius herbicolus (Chant) 

( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8)

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) herbicolus Chant, 1959: 84  .

Amblyseius herbicolus, Moraes et al. 1989 b: 79  ; Chant & McMurtry, 2004: 208; Moraes et al. 2004: 27.

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) herbicolus, Muma, 1961: 287  .

Typhlodromus herbicolus, Hirschmann, 1962: 23  .

Amblyseius deleoni Muma  & Denmark, in Muma et al. 1970: 68 (synonymy according to Daneshvar & Denmark, 1982; Denmark & Muma, 1989).

Amblyseius giganticus Gupta, 1981: 33  (synonymy according to Gupta, 1986).

Amblyseius impactus Chaudhri, 1968: 553  (synonymy according to Daneshvar & Denmark, 1982; Denmark & Muma, 1989).

Amblyseius (Amblyseialus) thermophilus Karg, 1991: 12  (synonymy according to Karg, 1991).

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) amitae Bhattacharyya, 1968: 677  (synonymy according to Denmark & Muma, 1989).

FEMALE—(Specimens measured—Benin: 1; Burundi: 1; Democratic Republic of Congo: 1; Ghana: 1; Kenya: 3; Rwanda: 1). Idiosomal setal pattern 10 A: 9 B/JV- 3:ZV.

Dorsum ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 A)—Dorsal shield mostly smooth, with few anterolateral striae, 352 (325–368) long and 256 (240–274) wide. Setae j 1 37 (34–40), j 3 49 (38–58), j 4 6 (5–8), j 5 4 (3–5), j 6 7 (5–8), J 2 10 (8–11), J 5 8 (6– 10), z 2 11 (8–16), z 4 8 (8–10), z 5 6 (5–6), Z 1 10 (8–13), Z 4 126 (101–152), Z 5 281 (251–306), s 4 113 (98–130), S 2 12 (8–14), S 4 11 (8–13), S 5 9 (8–10), r 3 14 (11–16), R 1 9 (8–10). Setae smooth, except Z 4 and Z 5, lightly serrate.

Peritreme—Extending beyond level of j 1.

Venter ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 B)—Sternal shield mostly smooth, with few anterolateral striae, posterior margin slightly convex; distances between St 1 -St 3 65 (58–70), St 2 -St 2 71 (66–75). Genital shield smooth; distance between St 5 -St 5 71 (67–75). Ventrianal shield smooth, vase-shaped, with a strong constriction posterior to Jv 2, anterior margin convex, 116 (112–118) long, 57 (53–59) wide at level of Zv 2 and 71 (66–77) wide at level of anus; preanal pores elliptical, posterior to and in line with Jv 2. Two pairs of metapodal shields.

Chelicera—Movable digit 35 (34–35) long, with 3 teeth; fixed digit 31 (30–31) long, with 10 teeth and a pilus dentilis.

Spermatheca ( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 C)—Calyx trumpet-shaped, 32 (32–35) long; atrium much wider than adjoining section of calyx.

Legs—Sharp-tipped macrosetae: Sge I 42 (35–48), Sge II 38 (35–42), Sge III 52 (45–59), Sti III 41 (34–48), Sge IV 124 (96–158), Sti IV 90 (67–109), St IV 76 (66–86); presence of a prominent erect seta at base of tarsus I.

MALE—Not encountered in this study.

SPECIMENS EXAMINED—Two females, Benin: Département de l’Atlantique, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Abomey-Calavi, on Mallotus oppositifolius  , 1989, G.J. Moraes. Two females, Burundi: 16 km S Rutana, ISABU-MOSO, on Ficus vallis-choudae  , 13 -XII- 1989, J.S. Yaninek. Two females, Democratic Republic of Congo: Muanda, Bas-Congo, on Elaeis guineensis  , 11 -VII- 1991, A. Onzo. One female, Ghana: University of Legon, Accra, on Euphorbia heterophylla  , 08-IX- 1989, J.S. Yaninek. Five females, Kenya: 6.5 km S Mombasa, Coastal Province, on Sida acuta  , 28 -XI- 1989, J.S. Yaninek; 6.5 km S Mombasa, Coastal Province, on Stachytarpheta jamaicensis  , 28 -XI- 1989, J.S. Yaninek. Two females, Rwanda: Ruhengeri, on unknown plant, 08-XII- 1989, J.S. Yaninek.

REMARKS—The specimens from Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Kenya have setae Z 5 3- 13 % and s 4 12 -30% longer, while the ones from Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana have Sge IV 25-35 % longer than in specimens reported in McMurtry and Moraes (1984).

WORLD DISTRIBUTION—Cosmopolitan.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Amblyseius

Loc

Amblyseius herbicolus (Chant)

Zannou, Ignace D., De, Gilberto J., Ueckermann, Eddie A., Oliveira, Anibal R., Yaninek, John S. & Hanna, Rachid 2007
2007
Loc

Amblyseius herbicolus

Chant 2004: 208
Moraes 2004: 27
Moraes 1989: 79
2004
Loc

Amblyseius deleoni

Muma 1970: 68
1970
Loc

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) herbicolus

Chant 1959: 84
Loc

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) herbicolus

Muma 1961: 287
Loc

Typhlodromus herbicolus

Hirschmann 1962: 23
Loc

Amblyseius giganticus

Gupta 1981: 33
Loc

Amblyseius impactus

Chaudhri 1968: 553
Loc

Amblyseius (Amblyseialus) thermophilus

Karg 1991: 12
Loc

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) amitae

Bhattacharyya 1968: 677