Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, 1957

Liao, Jhih-Rong, Ho, Chyi-Chen & Ko, Chiun-Cheng, 2021, Predatory mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae) intercepted from samples imported to Taiwan, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 4927 (3), pp. 301-330: 308-309

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4927.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9A141A50-151D-4261-9A62-FD300B521E86

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4555621

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039687BC-FFA2-F527-FF25-6D98FE1224D3

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, 1957
status

 

Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, 1957  

Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, 1957: 347   .

Material examined. Netherlands: three females one male ( HAL 095F302) from Symphoricarpos albus   ( Caprifoliaceae   ), 27 Aug 2006; three females one male ( HAL 095F303) from S. albus   ( Caprifoliaceae   ), 27 Aug 2006; one female ( HAL 095F317) from Lactuca sativa var. capitata   ( Asteraceae   ), 12 Oct 2006.

New Zealand: three females (HAL099C250) from Fragaria ananassa   ( Rosaceae   ), 29 Nov 2010.

USA: one male ( QAR 101H016) from F. ananassa   ( Rosaceae   ), 30 Aug 2011.

Previous records. Africa: Algeria ( Athias-Henriot 1957a), Egypt ( Afsah 2015), Kenya ( Migeon et al. 2019), Lybia ( Damiano 1961), Mauritius ( Kreiter et al. 2018), Morocco ( McMurtry & Bounfour 1989), South Africa (Mey- er 1981), Tunisia ( Rambier 1972). Asia: China ( Wu et al. 1997), Cyprus ( Vassiliou et al. 2012), Iran ( Hajizadeh & Mortazavi 2015), Israel ( Swirski & Amitai 1968), Japan ( Ohno et al. 2012), Jordan ( Allawi 1991), Philippine ( Corpuz-Raros 2005), Syria ( Barbar 2013), Turkey ( Sekeroglu & Kazak 1993). Central America: Costa Rica ( Denmark et al. 1999), Guatemala ( Denmark et al. 1999). Europe: Finland ( Tuovinen 1993), France ( Rambier 1972), Greece ( Swirski & Ragusa 1976), Hungary ( Bozai 1996), Italy ( Kennett & Caltagirone 1968), Latvia ( Salmane 2001), Portugal ( Ferreira & Carmona 1994), Serbia ( Kropczynska & Petanović 1987), Slovenia ( Kreiter et al. 2020), Spain ( Ferragut et al. 1983). North America: USA ( Denmark & Evans 2011). Oceania: Australia ( Goodwin & Schicha 1979). South America: Chile ( Gonzalez 1961), Peru ( El-Banhawy 1979), Venezuela ( Aponte & McMurtry 1993).

Remarks. The species is distributed worldwide but had no previous record in Taiwan. Lo et al. (1986) reported that the species was introduced for biological control purposes from the United States. EPPO (2020) listed this species as a commercially used biological control agent of Type I-a, specialized predators of spider mites of Tetranychus ( McMurtry et al. 2013)   .

HAL

Martin-Luther-Universität

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Phytoseiulus

Loc

Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot, 1957

Liao, Jhih-Rong, Ho, Chyi-Chen & Ko, Chiun-Cheng 2021
2021
Loc

Phytoseiulus persimilis

Athias-Henriot 1957: 347
1957