Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes)

Gonçalves, Dinarte, Silva, Guilherme Liberato Da & Ferla, Noeli Juarez, 2013, Phytoseiid mites (Acari) associated with yerba mate in southern Brazil, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 3746 (2), pp. 357-371: 361-362

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3746.2.6

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scientific name

Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes)
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Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes) 

Amblyseius manihoti Moraes  in Moraes et al., 1994: 211.

Typhlodromalus manihoti  . — Yaninek et al., 1989: 113; Denmark et al., 1999: 58; Gondim Jr. & Moraes, 2001: 82; Zacarias & Moraes, 2001: 582; Moraes et al., 2004: 200; 2006: 4; Buosi et al., 2006: 6; Guanilo et al., 2008 a: 23. Amblydromalus manihoti  . — Chant & McMurtry, 2005 a: 207; 2007: 117.

Specimens examined. PUTINGA: (I), October 2003 (1); (N), June 2003 (4); April 2004 (1); June 2004 (1).

Adult Female. Two specimens examined.

Dorsum. Dorsal shield with 336 (333–338) long, 208 (200–215) wide at level of s 4; j 1 25 (20–30), j 3 37 (35– 38), j 4 7, j 5 7, j 6 7, J 2 7, J 5 7, z 2 7, z 4 7, z 5 7, Z 1 7, Z 4 8, Z 5 68 (65–70), s 4 42 (40–43), S 2 8, S 4 8, S 5 8, r 3 13, R 1 6.

Venter. Distances between St 1 –St 3 63, St 2 –St 2 68 (65–70), St 5 –St 5 68 (65–70). Ventrianal shield with 106 (103–108) long, 59 (55–63) wide at level of ZV 2 and 68 (65–70) wide at level of anus.

Chelicera. Fixed digit 34 (33–35) long and movable digit 31 (30–31) long.

Legs. Sge I 38, Sge II 32 (30–33); Sge III 37 (35–38) and Sti III 29 (28–30); Sge IV 59 (58–60), Sti IV 41 (39– 43) and St IV 77 (75–78).

Previous records in Rio Grande do Sul. Roca Sales (Eichelberger et al., 2011).

Comments. Setae S 2, S 4, S 5 and R 1 were 40 % shorter; setae Z5, 35% longer, and St IV 20 % shorter than in the original description (Moraes et al., 1994). This species has been reported on weeds Pterocaulon virgatum  (L.) in peach orchards in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil (Eichelberger et al., 2011).