Neoseiulus tunus (DeLeon),

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: 363-364

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9943C9D4-5F45-4AD3-9050-34E100D3F220

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/525CF712-D157-535B-FF76-F8B0FEC84C65

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Plazi

scientific name

Neoseiulus tunus (DeLeon)
status

 

Neoseiulus tunus (DeLeon) 

Typhlodromips tunus DeLeon, 1967: 29  ; Denmark & Muma, 1973: 253. Amblyseius tunus  .—Feres & Moraes, 1998: 126.

Specimens examined. ILÓPOLIS: (N), May 2004 (1).

Adult Female. One specimen examined.

Dorsum. Dorsal shield with 280 long, 170 wide at level of s 4; j 1 25, j 3 28, j 4 13, j 5 13, j 6 15, J 2 18, J 5 8, z 2 28, z 4 30, z 5 13, Z 1 23, Z 4 48, Z 5 65, s 4 38, S 2 33, S 4 20, S 5 15, r 3 20, R 1 20.

Venter. Distances between St 1 –St 3 58, St 2 –St 2 65, St 5 –St 5 63. Ventrianal shield with 85 long, 73 wide at level of ZV 2 and 60 wide at level of anus.

Chelicera. Fixed digit 30 long and movable digit 28 long.

Spermatheca. Calyx 15 long.

Legs. Sge IV 23, Sti IV 20 and St IV 33.

Previous records in Rio Grande do Sul. Capitão, Sério, Carazinho and Guaporé (Ferla & Moraes (1998, 2002)); Bento Gonçalves (Johann et al., 2009; Klock et al., 2011).

Comments. This species is common in apple orchards without pesticide in Rio Grande do Sul state (Ferla & Moraes, 1998).