Amblyseius igarassuensis Gondim Jr. & 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: 104

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

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scientific name

Amblyseius igarassuensis Gondim Jr. & Moraes
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Taxon classification Animalia Mesostigmata Phytoseiidae

Amblyseius igarassuensis Gondim Jr. & Moraes 

Amblyseius igarassuensis  Gondim Jr. & Moraes, 2001: 71.

Amblyseius igarassuensis  : Moraes et al. 2004: 30.

Amblyseius igarassuensis  : Chant and McMurtry 2007: 78.

Specimens examined.

UESC, Psidium guajava  , I-2008 (3♂); Fazenda Bela Vista, Cocos nucifera  , IX-2007 (2♀, 3♂); Fazenda Monte Alegre, Theobroma cacao  , V-2007 (3♀), I-2008 (3♀, 1♂), fruit, IX-2007 (1♀); Fazenda Terra Nova, Theobroma cacao  , IX-2007 (1♀), I-2008 (6♀, 5♂).

Female.

Eight specimens measured. Dorsal shield 331 (307-346) long, 216 (197-241) wide, j1 25 (23-26), j3 37 (35-39), j4 8 (6-9), j5 7 (6-8), j6 10 (10-11), J2 10 (9-11), J5 9 (8-10), z2 11 (9-12), z4 11 (11-12), z5 7 (6-7), Z1 10 (9-11), Z4 64 (60-66), Z5 141 (130-155), s4 59 (56-61), S2 11 (10-13), S4 10 (10-11), S5 10 (9-11), r3 12 (11-14), R1 10 (9-11); distances between St1-St3 62 (60-63), St2-St2 66 (60-68) and St5-St5 62 (59-64); ventrianal shield 110 (102-118) long, 75 (68-79) wide at level of ZV2 and 65 (62-70) wide at level of anus; movable cheliceral digit 34 (32-35) long, with 3 teeth; fixed cheliceral digit 29 (25-30) long; calyx of spermatheca 10 (9-13) long; Sge I 35 (34-38), Sge II 34 (33-37), Sge III 33 (30-35), Sti III 28 (26-29), Sge IV 57 (55-60), Sti IV 44 (41-46), St IV 57 (51-61).

Male.

Seven specimens measured. Dorsal shield 252 (243-261) long and 158 (141-174) wide, j1 23 (17-28), j3 32 (31-34), j4 8 (7-9), j5 8 (7-8), j6 9 (9 10), J2 9 (8-10), J5 7 (6-8), z2 10 (9-12), z4 10 (8-11), z5 8 (7-8), Z1 10 (9-11), Z4 48 (41-52), Z5 109 (90-138), s4 41 (38-44), S2 11 (9-12), S4 10 (8-11), S5 8 (7-10), r3 12 (11-13), R1 10 (8-11); ventrianal shield 103 (98-110) long and 133 (122-150) wide at anterior corners; shaft of spermatodactyl 18 (17-20) long; Sge I 30 (29-34), Sge II 28 (26-31), Sge III 27 (23-32), Sti III 23 (21-27), Sge IV 39 (35-47), Sti IV 32 (27-38), St IV 47 (39-60).

Remarks.

Measurements of females of this species are similar to those of the original description, except for the longer Z5 (91-118 in the original description). This is the first record of this species in Bahia, and the first report of the measurements of males.