Ricoseius loxocheles (DeLeon)

Lofego, A. C., De Moraes, G. J. & Castro, L. A. S., 2004, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Myrtaceae in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, Zootaxa 516, pp. 1-18: 9

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.157769

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3500496

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F48911-FFC1-FFAD-9D0D-FBB423C39E6B

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scientific name

Ricoseius loxocheles (DeLeon)
status

 

Ricoseius loxocheles (DeLeon) 

Amblyseius (Ricoseius) loxocheles DeLeon, 1965: 128  .

Ricoseius loxocheles  , Denmark & Muma, 1970: 119; 1973: 249; Moraes et al., 1986: 127; 2000: 251; 2004: 194.

Specimens examined: São Carlos: C. pubescens  , V­ 2002 (1); Luiz Antonio: C. pubescens  , 07­ 2001 (1), V­ 2002 (1).

Associated phytophagous mites: no phytophagous mites were found associated with this species.

Previous records: Brazil — São Paulo; Colombia; Costa Rica; Guadeloupe; Honduras; Martinique; Puerto Rico and USA.

Remarks: The measurements of 3 adult females collected are similar to those given in the original description, except for the length of the calyx, which is about 50 % shorter. The average measurements followed by the respective ranges (in parentheses) are: dorsal shield length 318 (313–330), width 226 (215–238), j 1 31 (30–33), j 3 75, j 4 41 (38–45), j 5 43 (35–53), j 6 153 (138–175), J 2 174 (173–175), J 5 8, z 2 43 (40–45), z 4 129 (123–140), z 5 26 (23–28), Z 1 49 (40–58), Z 4 178 (170–188), Z 5 144 (138–150), s 4 162 (150–170), S 2 80 (63–98), S 4 63 (60–65), S 5 154 (145– 168), r 3 60 (53–68), R 1 65 (63–68), St IV 39 (33–43), St 1 –St 3 65 (63–68), St 2 –St 2 73 (70–75), St 5 –St 5 81 (75–88), length of ventrianal shield 118 (113–125), width at ZV 2 level 58 (55–60), width at anus level 78 (70–85), length of calyx of spermatheca 20.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Ricoseius

Loc

Ricoseius loxocheles (DeLeon)

Lofego, A. C., De Moraes, G. J. & Castro, L. A. S. 2004
2004
Loc

Ricoseius loxocheles

Moraes 1986: 127
1986
Loc

Amblyseius (Ricoseius) loxocheles

DeLeon 1965: 128