Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes)

de Souza, Izabel Vieira, Sa Argolo, Poliane, Junior, Manoel Guedes Correa Gondim, Moraes, Gilberto Jose de, Bittencourt, Maria A, 2015, Phytoseiid mites from tropical fruit trees in Bahia State, Brazil (Acari, Phytoseiidae), ZooKeys 533, pp. 99-131: 101-103

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.533.5981

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scientific name

Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes)
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Taxon classification Animalia Mesostigmata Phytoseiidae

Amblydromalus manihoti (Moraes) 

Amblyseius manihoti  Moraes et al., 1994: 211.

Typhlodromalus manihoti  : Moraes et al. 2004: 200.

Amblydromalus manihoti  : Chant and McMurtry 2007: 117.

Specimens examined.

UESC, Carica papaya  , I-2008 (2♀); Fazenda Bela Vista, Theobroma cacao  , XI-2007 (2♀); Fazenda Frupical, Theobroma grandiflorum  , VII-2007 (1♀); Fazenda Liberdade, Carica papaya  , V-2007 (2♀).

Female.

Four specimens measured. Dorsal shield 328 (320-338) long, 214 (205-223) wide, j1 29 (28-31), j3 38 (35-41), j4 10 (8-11), j5 9 (8-10), j6 12 (11-12), J2 14 (12-15), J5 9 (7-10), z2 11 (10-13), z4 12 (11-14), z5 9 (8-10), Z1 14 (13-15), Z4 14 (13-17), Z5 50 (47-51), s4 39 (35-44), S2 16 (15-17), S4 15 (14-16), S5 13 (11-14), r3 13 (12-13), R1 13 (11-14); distances between St1-St3 58 (55-60), St2-St2 67 (64-73) and St5-St5 69 (66-71); ventrianal shield 96 (92-105) long, 59 (56- 62) wide at level of ZV2 and 67 (64-70) wide at level of anus; movable cheliceral digit 32 (31-32) long, with 4 teeth; fixed cheliceral digit 26 (25-26) long, with 11 teeth; calyx of spermatheca 20 (16-23) long; Sge I 36 (34-38), Sge II 34 (32-37), Sge III 38 (36-41), Sti III 34 (32-36), Sge IV 61 (56-66), Sti IV 46 (40-51), St IV 80 (75-82).

Remarks.

Measurements of the specimens collected are similar to those of the original description. They also agree with those of Moraes et al. (2013), except for the shorter Z5 [64 (52-70) in the latter].