Typhlodromus

Ferla, Noeli Juarez, Silva, Guilherme Liberato Da & Nascimento, Joseane Moreira Do, 2012, Description of a new species of Typhlodromus Scheuten (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from house dust from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Zootaxa 3507, pp. 84-88: 87

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.211311

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:427A6BB2-B4EE-4053-8916-E64D608279DA

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/716C0639-FF9C-FFD9-29F3-0A17FA73F9AB

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scientific name

Typhlodromus
status

 

Key for separation of Typhlodromus  ( Anthoseius  ) species reported from Brazil

Based on the reports by Moraes et al. (2004), Lofego & Feres (2006), Johann et al. (2009), Lofego et al. (2009) and Ferla et al. (2011).

1. Setae S 4 and JV 4 absent................................................. T. (A.) demoraesi Lofego & Feres, 2007 

- Setae S 4 and JV 4 present................................................................................ 2

2. Setae JV 3 absent; most setae on dorsal shield long, knobbed....................... T. (A.) transvaalensis (Nesbitt, 1951) 

- Setae JV 3 present; dorsal shield setae short, most of similar lengths, except for Z 4 and/ or Z 5, markedly longer than other setae; at most Z 4 knobbed.................................................................................... 3

3. Macroseta present only on tarsus IV, knobbed............................................................... 4

- Macrosetae present on genu, tibia and tarsus IV, knobbed or not................................................. 5

4. Setae Z 4 and Z 5 serrated, Z 4 knobbed............................................. T. (A.) neobakeri Prasad, 1968 

- Setae Z 4 and Z 5 serrated and not knobbed.............................. T. (A.) paraevectus Moraes & McMurtry, 1983  .

5. Macrosetae on genu, tibia and tarsus IV not knobbed; calyx of spermatheca bell-shaped; cervix nodular; seta Z 5 smooth......................................................................................... T. (A.) sabelisi  n. sp.

- Macrosetae on genu, tibia and tarsus IV knobbed; calyx of spermatheca slightly vesicular seta Z 5 strongly serrate............................................................................. T. (A.) ornatus  ( Denmark & Muma, 1973)