Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein)

Tixier, Marie-Stéphane, Baldassar, Andrea, Duso, Carlo & Kreiter, Serge, 2013, Phytoseiidae in European grape (Vitis vinifera L.): bio-ecological aspects and keys to species (Acari: Mesostigmata), Zootaxa 3721 (2), pp. 101-142: 113

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Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein)


Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein) 

Typhlodromus messor Wainstein, 1960: 688  .

Amblyseius messor  .—Athias-Henriot, 1961: 425.

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) messor  .—Ehara, 1966: 22; Ueckermann & Loots, 1988: 66. Amblyseius (Amblyseiulus) messor  .—Arutunjan, 1970: 16.

Proprioseiopsis (Amblyseiulus) messor  . — Karg, 1989: 212.

Proprioseiopsis messor  .—Moraes et al., 2004: 180; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 89. Amblyseius (Amblyseius) apheles  Van der Merwe, 1968: 121. Amblyseius lindquisti Schuster & Pritchard, 1963: 246  .

Reports on V. vinifera in Europe: France, Italy.

Reports on V. vinifera in non-European countries: Australia.

Reports not on V. vinifera: Argentina, Australia, Canary Islands, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, USA.

Remarks. This species is mostly reported on herbaceous plants, and has been frequently observed in Israel.