Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) transvaalensis (Nesbitt)

de Souza, Izabel Vieira, Sa Argolo, Poliane, Junior, Manoel Guedes Correa Gondim, Moraes, Gilberto Jose de, Bittencourt, Maria A, 2015, Phytoseiid mites from tropical fruit trees in Bahia State, Brazil (Acari, Phytoseiidae), ZooKeys 533, pp. 99-131: 120

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.533.5981

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BA561653-53E9-448B-A21B-B72417B4E246

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scientific name

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) transvaalensis (Nesbitt)
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Taxon classification Animalia Mesostigmata Phytoseiidae

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) transvaalensis (Nesbitt) 

Kampimodramus transvaalensis  Nesbitt, 1951: 55.

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) transvaalensis  : Moraes et al. 2004: 355.

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) transvaalensis  : Chant and McMurtry 2007: 169.

Specimens examined.

CEPLAC, Cocos nucifera  , fruit, VII-2008 (1♀).

Female.

One specimen measured. Dorsal shield 369 long, 205 wide, j1 30, j3 38, j5 30, J2 42, J5 9, z2 22, z3 40, z4 42, z5 26, Z4 51, Z5 60, s4 44, s6 48, S2 52, S4 53, S5 9, r3 34, R1 37; distances between St1-St3 64, St2-St2 62 and St5-St5 71; ventrianal shield 120 long, 69 wide at level of ZV2 and 66 wide at level of anus; movable cheliceral digit 30 long; fixed cheliceral digit 29 long; Sge IV 22, Sti IV 30, St IV 46.

Remarks.

Measurements of the specimen collected agree with the redescription of the holotype given by Schicha (1981), except the longer j1 (23 in the holotype). They are similar to measurements given by Ferla et al. (2011), except for the shorter j3 (48 in the latter).