Phytoscutus sexpilis Muma,

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: 112

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BA561653-53E9-448B-A21B-B72417B4E246

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3499884

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Phytoscutus sexpilis Muma
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Mesostigmata Phytoseiidae

Phytoscutus sexpilis Muma 

Phytoscutus sexpilis  Muma, 1961: 275.

Phytoscutus sexpilis  : Moraes et al. 2004: 166.

Phytoscutus sexpilis  : Chant and McMurtry 2007: 101.

Specimens examined.

Fazenda Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora, Psidium guajava  , VII-2007 (1♀).

Female.

One specimen measured. Dorsal shield 350 long, 330 wide, j1 15, j3 33, j4 12, j6 12, J5 9, z2 11, z4 14, z5 10, Z1 15, Z4 192, Z5 276, s4 184, S4 9, S5 9, r3 14, R1 16; distances between St1-St3 48, St2-St2 57 and St5-St5 87; ventrianal shield 137 long, 165 wide at level of ZV2 and 128 wide at level of anus; movable cheliceral digit 25 long; fixed cheliceral digit 17 long; calyx of spermatheca 15 long; Sge IV 84, Sti IV 69.

Remarks.

Measurements of the specimen collected fit the redescription of the holotype given by Yoshida-Shaul and Chant (1997), except for the shorter j1, J5, z4, Z1, S4 and S5 and the longer j4 and r3 [respectively, 21, 13, 22, 26, 13, 14, 9 and 10]. Gondim Jr. and Moraes (2001) reported specimens from São Paulo state to have longer z2, z4 and S5 [respectively, 16, 26 and 12].