Thinoseius, Halbert, 1920

Mašán, Peter & Halliday, Bruce, 2010, Review of the European genera of Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata) and the species occurring in Slovakia 2585, Zootaxa 2585, pp. 1-122: 83

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5312332

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5312332

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C73038-FF8A-FF8C-4487-3284FA7D539B

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scientific name

Thinoseius
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Key to European species of the genus Thinoseius   (females)

1. Sternal setae st1 and associated pores inserted on small sternal plate connected with endopodals I; dorsal shield with 14 pairs of short, stout setae including j1; length of dorsal shield 400 µm [British Isles].............................................. ............................................................................................................................... Thinoseius acuminatus Evans 1962  

- Sternal setae st1 and associated pores inserted on unsclerotised soft integument; dorsal shield never with both 14 pairs of setae and j1 on the shield (11–15 pairs of setae on dorsal shield) ................................................................... 2

2. Dorsal setae J 2 in normal position posterolateral to J1; dorsal shield with 15 pairs of setae; length of dorsal shield 750–830 µm [ Iceland, Scandinavia, British Isles, Germany, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Latvia, Russia, North America]........ ............................................................................................................................ Thinoseius spinosus ( Willmann 1939)  

- Dorsal setae J2 with unusual position lateral to J1; dorsal shield with 11–14 pairs of setae ........................................ 3

3. Dorsal shield with 14 pairs of setae, including setae Z1 and Z4; epistome with five points [ Croatia, Bulgaria]........... ................................................................................................................................. Thinoseius kargi Hirschmann 1966  

- Dorsal shield with 11–13 pairs of setae, setae Z1 and Z4 outside the shield; epistome with more than five points; length of dorsal shield 760–850 µm [ Iceland, British Isles, Germany, Ukraine, Bulgaria]............................................ ................................................................................................................................. Thinoseius fucicola ( Halbert 1920)