Transeius aciculus

Ferragut, Francisco, Moraes, Gilberto Jose & Navia, Denise, 2011, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) of the Dominican Republic, with a re-definition of the genus Typhloseiopsis De Leon, Zootaxa 2997, pp. 37-53: 41-42

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.201690

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Transeius aciculus
status

 

Transeius aciculus  ( De Leon)

Typhlodromips aciculus De Leon, 1967  : 28; Moraes et al., 2000: 253. Amblyseius aciculus  . — Moraes et al., 1991: 122.

Transeius aciculus  — Kreiter et al., (2006): 20

Specimens examined. Jarabacoa (Cordillera Central), 30 -IX- 2008, six females and two males on Rubus  sp. ( Rosaceae  ); one female and one male on an unidentified plant; four females on Tibouchina longifolia (Vahl) Baill. ex Cogn.  ( Melastomataceae  ).

Remarks. This species has previously been recorded from Brazil, Colombia, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Marie- Galante, Martinique, Panama, Saint-Martin and Trinidad-Tobago. The measurements of five adult females collected are similar to those of the holotype except for the longer S 4 which is 11 µm long in the original description, and 7–8 µm in the specimens measured by Moraes et al. (1991). Lengths of setae z 4 and Z 4 in the type material were corrected by Moraes et al. (1991). The average measurements for the females collected are: dorsal shield, 268 µm long (252–290) and 160 wide (146–180); ventrianal shield, 93 µm long (88–100) and 68 wide (65–70). Setae j 1: 23 (22–26), j 3: 34 (32–37), j 4, j 5: 13 (12–16), j 6, J 2: 14 (12–16), J 5: 7, z 2: 21 (20–21), z 4: 32 (28–36), z 5: 7 (6– 8), Z 1: 16 (15–18), Z 4: 55 (50–60), Z 5: 70 (68–73), s 4: 57 (52–62), S 2: 30 (28–32), S 4: 17 (14–20), S 5: 12 (10– 15), r 3: 22 (20–24), R 1: 16 (13–18), Sge IV: 37 (35–43), Sti IV: 20 (18–22), St IV: 42 (40–45).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Transeius

Loc

Transeius aciculus

Ferragut, Francisco, Moraes, Gilberto Jose & Navia, Denise 2011

2011
Loc

Typhlodromips aciculus

Moraes 2000: 253
Moraes 1991: 122De 1967: 28

2000
Loc

Transeius aciculus

Kreiter et al., (2006) : 20