Amblyseius operculatus,

Moraes, Gilberto José De, Barbosa, Marina Ferraz De Camargo & Castro, Tatiane Marie Martins Gomes De, 2013, Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) from natural ecosystems in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, Zootaxa 3700 (3), pp. 301-347: 308

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3700.3.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3501843

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scientific name

Amblyseius operculatus
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Amblyseius operculatus  De Leon

Amblyseius operculatus  De Leon, 1967: 26; Gondim Jr. & Moraes, 2001: 72; Zacarias & Moraes, 2001: 581; Moraes et al., 1986: 26; 2004 b: 45; Denmark et al., 1999: 21; Chant & McMurtry, 2004 a: 201; 2007: 80.

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) operculatus  . — Denmark & Muma 1989: 47; Denmark & Evans, 2011: 58.

Specimens examined. Cananéia, February 2001, 2 females on Psidium guajava  L.; Cananéia, March 2001, 1 female on Byrsonima  sp., 2 females on Euterpe edulis Mart.  , 1 female on Hedyosmum brasiliense Mart.  and 1 female on Piper  sp.; Cananéia, July 2001, 3 females on Coussapoa microcarpa (Schott) Rizziniand  ; Cananéia, October 2001, 2 females on Piptocarpha  sp. and 1 female on Vernonia scorpioides (Lam.) Pers.  ; Cananéia, July 2002, 1 female on Cyathea  sp. and 1 female on unidentified plant; Pariquera-Açu, March 2001, 6 females on unidentified Arecaceae  , 1 female on Miconia  sp. and 1 female on Nectandra  aff. lanceolata Nees & Mart. ex Nees; Pariquera-Açu, April 2001, 1 female on unidentified plant; Pariquera-Açu, July 2001, 1 female on Vochisia bifalcata Warm.  ; Pariquera-Açu, October 2001, 2 females on Davilla rugosa Poir.  and 1 female on Julocroton triqueter Baill.  ; Pariquera-Açu, July 2002, 1 female on Alchornea glandulosa Poepp. & Endl.  , 1 female on Brunfelsia uniflora D. Don  , 4 females on Cinnamomum verum J. Presl  , 1 female on Clidemia hirta D. Don  , 1 female on Erythrina speciosa Andr.  , 4 females on Guatteria australis  St. Hil., 2 females on Inga vera Willd.  , 2 females on Malpighia punicifolia  L., 1 female on Ocotea venulosa Benth. & Hook.  f., 1 female on Piper  sp. and 17 females on unidentified plants.

Previous records. Brazil [States of Pernambuco and São Paulo (Moraes et al., 2004 b); Ceará (Furtado et al., 2005); Rio Grande do Sul (Ferla et al., 2005); Bahia (Lawson-Balagbo et al., 2008)  and Minas Gerais (Silva et al., 2010)]; Costa Rica and Trinidad (Moraes et al., 2004 b) and USA ( Denmark & Evans, 2011).

Remarks. The measurements of ten adult females collected in this work fit the redescription provided by Gondim Jr. & Moraes (2001) based on specimens from the State of São Paulo.