Typhlodromina tropica (Chant)

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: 366-367

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Typhlodromina tropica (Chant)
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Typhlodromina tropica (Chant) 

Typhlodromus tropicus Chant, 1959: 54  ; Chant & Baker, 1965: 8; McMurtry & Moraes, 1989: 179.

Paraseiulella tropica  .—Muma 1961: 294.

Typhlodromina tropica  .— Denmark & Muma, 1973: 273; Moraes et al., 2004: 306.

Typhlodromina aristidesi  El-Banhawy, 1976: 532; McMurtry & Moraes, 1989: 179. (Synonymy by Chant & Yoshida-Shaul, 1983).

Specimens examined. ILÓPOLIS: (H), August 2004 (1); (N), August 2003 (1); July 2004 (1). Adult Female. One specimen examined.

Dorsum. Dorsal shield with 365 long, 263 wide at level of s 4; j 1 25, j 3 43, j 4 30, j 5 28, j 6 broke, J 2 broke, J 5 13, z 2 25, z 3 48, z 4 48, z 5 38, Z 4 73, Z 5 73, s 4 53, s 6 63, S 5 50, r 3 23, R 1 18.

Venter. Distances between St 1 –St 3 65, St 2 –St 2 68, St 5 –St 5 78. Ventrianal shield with 125 long, 75 wide at level of ZV 2 and 65 wide at level of anus.

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

Legs. Sge I 25, Sge IV 30, Sti IV 35 and St IV broke.

Previous records in Rio Grande do Sul. Sério (Ferla & Moraes, 1998); Capitão (Ferla et al., 2005); Bento Gonçalves (Klock et al., 2011).

Comments. Setae R 1 were 50 % longer than in the original description (Chant, 1959). This species has been reported on yerba mate in Rio Grande do Sul state (Ferla et al., 2005).