Proprioseiopsis neotropicus (Ehara),

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: 312

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Proprioseiopsis neotropicus (Ehara)
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Proprioseiopsis neotropicus (Ehara) 

Amblyseius neotropicus Ehara, 1966: 133  ; Moraes & Mesa, 1988: 79; Moraes et al., 1991: 126.

Proprioseiopsis neotropicus  .—Moraes et al., 1986: 119; 2004 b: 183; Gondim & Moraes, 2001: 81; Zacarias & Moraes, 2001: 582; Ferla & Moraes, 2002 b: 1019; Lofego et al., 2004: 9; Chant & McMurtry, 2005 a: 15; 2007: 89; Feres et al., 2005: 4; Guanilo et al., 2008 a: 9; 2008 b: 12.

Specimens examined. Cananéia, February 2001, 2 females on Tibouchina multiceps Cogn.  and 1 female on unidentified plant; Cananéia, March 2001, 3 females on Piper  sp.; Cananéia, April 2001, 1 female on Solanum swartzianum Roem. & Schult.  and 1 female on T. multiceps  ; Cananéia, June 2001, 1 female on Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi.  and 3 females on Tibouchina  sp.; Cananéia, December 2001, 2 females on Aureliana fasciculata Sendt.  and 1 female on Mikania bracteosa  DC.; Cananéia, July 2002, 1 female on Ocotea pulchella Mart.  and 3 females on unidentified plant; Ilha Comprida, July 2001, 1 female on Cordia curassavica (Jacq.) Roem. & Schult.  ; Ilha Comprida, December 2001, 1 female on Diodia radula Cham. & Schlecht.  ; Itu, August 2002, 1 female on Metrodorea stipularis Mart.  , 3 females on Trichilia clausseni  C.DC. and 1 female on Trichilia pallida  Sw.; Pariquera-Açu, February 2001, 2 females on Cecropia  sp.; Pariquera-Açu, March 2001, 2 females on Aparisthmium cordatum Baill.  , 1 female on Nectandra  aff. lanceolata, 1 female on Rubus brasiliensis Mart.  , 1 female on Stachytarpheta polyura Schau.  and 3 females on Vernonia scorpioides (Lam.) Pers.  ; Pariquera-Açu, October 2001, 1 female on Lantana camara  L.; Pariquera-Açu, July 2002, 6 females on Clidemia hirta D. Don  , 2 females on Eupatorium  sp., 4 females on Myrcia fallax  DC. and 1 female on Vochysia  sp.; Piracicaba, August 2002, 2 females on Carica papaya L. 

Previous records. Brazil [States of Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul and São Paulo (Moraes et al., 2004 b); Mato Grosso (Demite et al., 2009); Minas Gerais (Silva et al., 2010); Roraima (Gondim Jr. et al., 2012)], Colombia and Ecuador (Moraes et al., 2004 b); Argentina (Guanilo et al., 2008 a) and Peru (Guanilo et al., 2008 b).

Remarks. The measurements of 15 adult females collected in this work fit the original description, except for the longer j 3 and r 3 [42 (37–47) and 21 (20–25) respectively in the specimens collected and 32 and 15 mentioned in the original description]. Similar differences were also reported by Zacarias & Moraes (2001) and Lofego et al. (2004) for specimens from the State of São Paulo, and by Moraes & Mesa (1988), Moraes et al. (1991) and Guanilo et al. (2008 b,c) for specimens from other Latin American countries.