Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) athenas Swirski & Ragusa

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: 116-117

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Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) athenas Swirski & Ragusa


Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) athenas Swirski & Ragusa 

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) athenas Swirski & Ragusa 1976: 111  .

Amblydromella athenas  .—Moraes et al., 1986: 154.

Amblydromella (Aphanoseia) athenas  . — Denmark & Welbourn, 2002: 308. Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) athenas  . — Moraes et al., 2004: 310; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 152.

Reports on V. vinifera in Europe: Greece, Italy, Portugal.

Reports on V. vinifera in non-European countries: None.

Reports not on V. vinifera: Greece, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain. Remarks. This species has been frequently observed on shrubs and arboreal plants, mainly on Olea  sp. Most observations were reported from Israel.