Amblyseius operculatus De Leon

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: 105-106

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scientific name

Amblyseius operculatus De Leon
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Taxon classification Animalia Mesostigmata Phytoseiidae

Amblyseius operculatus De Leon 

Amblyseius operculatus  De Leon, 1967: 26.

Amblyseius operculatus  : Moraes et al. 2004: 45.

Amblyseius operculatus  : Chant and McMurtry 2007: 80.

Specimens examined.

UESC, Musa sapientum  VII-2007 (1♀), Cocos nucifera  , VII-2007 (4♀), I-2008 (3♂), IV-2008 (1♂), Annona muricata  , VII-2007 (1♀, 1♂), Elaeis guineensis  , VII-2007 (1♀), Psidium guajava  , VII-2007 (3♀, 2♂), Artocarpus integrifolia  , VII-2007 (1♀), Theobroma grandiflorum  , VIII-2007 (1♀), Persea americana  , I-2008 (2♀); CEPLAC, Cocos nucifera  , IV-2008 (1♀), fruits, VI-2008 (1♀), IV-2009 (1♀), V-2009 (1♂), VII-2009 (2♀, 4♂), VIII-2009 (7♀), IX-2009 (2♀, 1♂), X-2009 (5♀, 1♂), XI-2009 (5♀, 1♂), XII-2009 (10♀, 4♂), I-2010 (3♀, 1♂); Colônia de Japoneses, Cocos nucifera  , XI-2007 (2♀, 4♂); Fazenda Barra, Anacardium occidentale  , VIII-2007 (1♀), Theobroma cacao  , XI-2007 (2♀); Fazenda Bela Vista, Cocos nucifera  , IV-2007 (1♀), IX-2007 (2♀); Fazenda Formiga, Cocos nucifera  , VIII-2007 (5♀), fruit, VIII-2007 (1♀); Fazenda Frupical, Musa sapientum  , VII-2007 (1♀), Theobroma cacao  , VII-2007 (3♀), fruit, VII-2007 (1♀); Fazenda Liberdade, Theobroma cacao  , V-2007 (1♀); Fazenda Monte Alegre, Psidium guajava  , V-2007 (1♀), IX-2007 (1♀), V-2008 (1♀), Mangifera indica  , IX-2007 (1♀), V-2008 (1♀), Malpighia emarginata  , IX-2007 (1♀), Cocos nucifera  , I-2008 (1♀, 1♂), V-2008 (1♀, 2♂), Theobroma cacao  , V-2008 (1♀); Fazenda Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora, Theobroma cacao  , VII-2007 (1♀), Cocos nucifera  , VII-2007 (1♀), XI-2007 (1♂), Psidium guajava  , VII-2007 (1♀), XI-2007 (1♀), Theobroma grandiflorum  , XI-2007 (5♀); Fazenda Terra Nova, Theobroma cacao  , V-2007 (2♀), Diospyros kaki  , V-2007 (1♀), Cocos nucifera  , IX-2007 (6♀, 1♂); Sítio São Jorge, Cocos nucifera  , XI-2007 (5♀), XI-2007 (1♀).

Female.

Thirteen specimens measured. Dorsal shield 389 (340-428) long, 259 (205-289) wide, j1 37 (33-42), j3 48 (42-55), j4 7 (5-8), j5 6 (5-7), j6 8 (6-10), J2 8 (7-11), J5 8 (7-9), z2 14 (12-16), z4 12 (10-13), z5 7 (6-9), Z1 10 (8-13), Z4 131 (115-148), Z5 283 (223-307), s4 109 (91-120), S2 13 (11-15), S4 11 (11-12), S5 12 (11-13), r3 17 (15-22), R1 12 (10-13); distances between St1-St3 69 (64-71), St2-St2 77 (72-80) and St5-St5 72 (67-77); ventrianal shield 125 (117-135) long, 77 (70-82) wide at level of ZV2 and 78 (66-85) wide at level of anus; movable cheli ceral digit 45 (42-48) long, with 4 teeth; fixed cheliceral digit 33 (30-36) long; calyx of spermatheca 10 (8-12) long; Sge I 48 (45-51), Sge II 44 (42-47), Sge III 57 (50-63), Sti III 41 (37-44), Sge IV 121 (105-136), Sti IV 81 (65-91), St IV 82 (75-89).

Male.

Eight specimens measured. Dorsal shield 294 (269-323) long, 217 (197-251) wide, j1 29 (27-31), j3 44 (42-47), j4 6 (5-7), j5 5 (5-6), j6 8 (7-9), J2 9 (7-10), J5 7 (6-9), z2 13 (10-15), z4 11 (10-13), z5 7 (6-7), Z1 10 (8-11), Z4 101 (90-115), Z5 218 (208-236), s4 82 (77-88), S2 12 (11-13), S4 11 (10-13), S5 12 (10-13), r3 15 (14-17), R1 11 (10-12); ventrianal shield 129 (115-140) long and 165 (147-181) wide at anterior corners; shaft of spermatodactyl 23 (21-25) long; Sge I 38 (35-40), Sge II 35 (31-37), Sge III 39 (35-43), Sti III 31 (27-33), Sge IV 81 (72-94), Sti IV 60 (55-70), St IV 65 (61-70).

Remarks.

Measurements of the specimens collected are similar to those of the original description, as well as to those of Gondim Jr. and Moraes (2001).