Neoseiulus californicus ( McGregor, 1954 ),

Ferla, Noeli Juarez, Johann, Liana, Klock, Crisna, Majolo, Fernanda & Botton, Marcos, 2011, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from vineyards in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil, Zootaxa 2976, pp. 15-31: 21

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.204387

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/232387CE-0D03-EF57-FF6F-FCE4FC20DBF8

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scientific name

Neoseiulus californicus ( McGregor, 1954 )
status

 

Neoseiulus californicus ( McGregor, 1954) 

Typhlodromus californicus  . — McGregor, 1954: 89; El-Banhawy, 1979: 113. Amblyseius californicus  . — Schuster & Pritchard, 1963: 271; McMurtry, 1977: 21. Neoseiulus californicus  . — McMurtry & Moraes, 1989: 181.

Neoseiulus chiliensis Dosse, 1958: 55  (synonymy by Athias-Henriot, 1977). Junior synonym of Neoseiulus ornatus (Athias-Henriot)  — Chant (1959)

Not junior synonym of N. ornatus  — Gonzalez & Schuster (1962), Hirshmann (1962)

Specimens examined. BENTO GONÇALVES: Cabernet Sauvignon, G. parviflora  : V- 2007 (1), Paspalum  sp.: VI- 2007 (1), V. vinifera: Leaf, I- 2007 (1), II- 2007 (1), III- 2007 (8); Chardonnay, V. vinifera, Leaf, XI- 2006 (1), I- 2007 (2), II- 2007 (3). Merlot, B. pilosa  , V- 2007 (1), C. maculatum  , II- 2007 (1), S. oleraceus  , IV- 2007 (1), V. vinifera: Leaf, I- 2007 (14), II- 2007 (12), IV- 2007 (6) V. vinifera: Bud: V- 2007 (2). Pinot Noir, Brachiaria  sp.: I- 2007 (2), Conium maculatum  (L.): I- 2007 (2), Sida  sp.: I- 2007 (1), V. vinifera, Leaf, I- 2007 (183), II- 2007 (3), III- 2007 (9). CANDIOTA: Alfrocheiro, V. vinifera, Leaf, XI- 2006 (1), XII- 2006 (3), I- 2007 (9), II- 2007 (12), III- 2007 (67), IV- 2007 (96), Cabernet Sauvignon, Artemisia  sp.: IV- 2007 (1); Baccharis trimera Less.  : VI- 2007 (1), Ipomoea  sp.: XII- 2006 (1), V. vinifera: Leaf, I- 2007 (3), II- 2007 (54), III- 2007 (76); Buds: IV- 2007 (2); Chardonnay, C. canadensis  , VIII- 2007 (1), P. tomentosa  , IV- 2007 (1), S. sataremnensis  , IV- 2007 (1), S. chilensis  , VI- 2007 (1), V. vinifera: Leaf, I- 2007 (8), II- 2007 (12), III- 2007 (33), IV- 2007 (42). Merlot, B. pilosa  , IV- 2007 (1); Blainvillea  sp., VI- 2007 (1); Senecio  sp., VI- 2007 (5) V. vinifera: Leaf, XI- 2006 (1), I- 2007 (29), II- 2007 (5), III- 2007 (13), IV- 2007 (6), V. vinifera: Bud: V- 2007 (3). Pinot Noir, P 2: I- 2007 (1); Amaranthus deflexus  L.: II- 2007 (1); Eleusine distachya Nees  : II- 2007 (1), P. tomentosa  : IV- 2007 (1), Solanum americanum Mill.  : VII- 2007 (3), Senecio  sp.: VI- 2007 (2) V. vinifera: Leaf, I- 2007 (10), II- 2007 (14), III- 2007 (16), IV- 2007 (53); Bud: V- 2007 (1). ENCRUZIL- HADA DO SUL: Pinot Noir, V. vinifera, Leaf, III- 2007 (3), IV- 2007 (5). BOQUEIRÃO DO LEÃO: Cabernet Sauvignon, V. labrusca, Leaf, I/ 2007 (1).

Seven females were measured: dorsal shield 352 (325–367) long and 168 (157–175) wide, j 1 19 (17–22), j 3 25 (22–32), j 4 17 (12–22), j 5 17 (15–22), j 6 21 (17–25), J 2 27 (22–30), J 5 12 (10–12), z 2 23 (17–25), z 4 27 (20–32), z 5 19 (17–20), Z 1 26 (22–30), Z 4 46 (42–50), Z 5 64 (62–65), s 4 28 (22–35), S 2 34 (30 –40), S 4 31 (27–35), S 5 27 (25–30), r 3 21 (17–25), R 1 20 (17–22), StIV 46 (40–52), st 1 -st 3 60 (50–65), st 2 -st 2 60 (55–65), G-G 61 (55–68), ventrianal shield 107 (95–110) anterior wide, 87 (80–97) posterior wide and 116 (105–132) long, spermatheca cervix 12 (10–15), fixed digit 28 (25–32), movable digit 24 (20–27).

Previous records in Brazil. Rio Grande do Sul ( Ferla & Moraes, 1998, 2002). All measurements agree with the original description. This is a selective predator of tetranychid mites ( McMurtry & Croft, 1997) and is used commercially as a biological control agent in Brazil and other countries.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Neoseiulus

Loc

Neoseiulus californicus ( McGregor, 1954 )

Ferla, Noeli Juarez, Johann, Liana, Klock, Crisna, Majolo, Fernanda & Botton, Marcos 2011
2011
Loc

Typhlodromus californicus

McMurtry 1989: 181
El-Banhawy 1979: 113
McMurtry 1977: 21
Schuster 1963: 271
McGregor 1954: 89
1954
Loc

Neoseiulus chiliensis

Dosse 1958: 55