Neoseiulus bellottii (Moraes & Mesa)

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: 7-8

publication ID

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3509173

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scientific name

Neoseiulus bellottii (Moraes & Mesa)
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Neoseiulus bellottii (Moraes & Mesa) 

Amblyseius bellottii Moraes & Mesa, 1988: 75  . Neoseiulus bellottii, Moraes et al., 2004: 108  .

Specimens examined: São Carlos: C. pubescens  , I­ 2000 (8), V­ 2000 (20); X­ 2000 (2), I­ 2001 (16), IV­ 2001 (7), VII­ 2002 (1), X­ 2001 (17); M. guianensis  , I­ 2001 (1); P. guajava  , IV­ 2001 (7), X­ 2001 (1). Pirassununga: C. pubescens  , I­ 2000 (5), V­ 2000 (32), XI­ 2000 (16), I­ 2001 (9), IV­ 2001 (12), VII­ 2001 (4), X­ 2001 (8); M. guianensis  , ­ I­ 2001 (1); P. guajava  , IV­ 2001 (6), X­ 2001 (1). P.guineense  , I­ 2000 (1), IV­ 2001 (1). Luiz Antônio: P. guajava  , V­ 2000 (3), I­ 2001 (1).

Associated phytophagous mites: Abacarus  sp. and O. psidii  on P. guajava  ; Tenuipalpus  sp. and Olygonychus sp. on C. pubescens  .

Previous records: Brazil — Bahia; Colombia.

Remarks: The measurements of 6 adult females collected are similar to those given in the original description, except for j 6, J 2, Z 1 and S 5, which are about 25 % shorter. The average measurements followed by the respective ranges (in parentheses) are: dorsal shield length 280 (275–285), width 168 (163–180), j 1 20 (18–23), j 3 30 (28–33), j 4 8, j 5 8, j 6 10, J 2 10, J 5 7 (6–8), z 2 19 (18–20), z 4 18 (15–20), z 5 7 (5–8), Z 1 12 (10–13), Z 4 52 (48–58), Z 5 68 (65–73), s 4 47 (43–50), S 2 20 (18–23), S 4 14 (13–15), S 5 11 (10–13), r 3 16 (15–18), R 1 13, Sge IV 34 (33–38), Sti IV 18 (18–20), St IV 33 (30–35), St 1 –St 3 56 (55–60), St 2 –St 2 61 (58–65), St 5 –St 5 64 (60–70), length of ventrianal shield 93 (83–98), width at ZV 2 level 72 (68–75), width at anus level 65 (63–68), length of calyx of spermatheca 7 (5–8).

The measurements of a single male are: dorsal shield length 220, width 158, j 1 15, j 3 25, j 4 8, j 5 8, j 6 9, J 2 9, J 5 5, z 2 15, z 4 14, z 5 8, Z 1 10, Z 4 40, Z 5 45, s 4 33, S 2 15, S 4 10, S 5 9, r 3 13, R 1 11, Sge IV 23, St IV 30, width of ventrianal shield 137 at anterior corners, length of shaft of spermadactyl 13. All measurements are similar to those given in the original description, except for r 3 that is ca. 30 % shorter.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Neoseiulus

Loc

Neoseiulus bellottii (Moraes & Mesa)

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

2004
Loc

Amblyseius bellottii

Moraes 2004: 108Moraes 1988: 75