Tetranychus marianae McGregor, 1950

SEEMAN, OWEN D. & BEARD, JENNIFER J., 2011, Identification of exotic pest and Australian native and naturalised species of Tetranychus (Acari: Tetranychidae), Zootaxa 2961 (1), pp. 1-72: 46

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5460488

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Tetranychus marianae McGregor, 1950
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Tetranychus marianae McGregor, 1950  

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Type specimens examined, Micronesia: Lectotype male, Mt Lasso, Tinian Island, 12.vi.1946, H. Townes, ex Passiflora foetida   ( Passifloraceae   ), USNM 1722. Paralectotypes, 5 females, 5 males, same data as lectotype. All specimens are from the type series of McGregor (1950), but he did not designate a holotype specimen. We have therefore designated lectotypes here as per the unpublished thesis of Quirós-Gonzáles (1981).

Non-type specimens examined, Central America: 1 male, La Calera, Manaqua, Nicaragua, 8.iv.1959, ex squash, E.W. Baker, slide has several other species on it. 3 females, 1 male, Lima, Honduras, 30.x.1958, J.G. Matthysse, ex Thunbergia alata   ( Acanthaceae   ). 1 male, Hanacal, San Pedro, Honduras, 7.ii.1959, ex Abutilon permalle   ( Malvaceae   ), J.G. Matthysse. All in USNM.

Australia: Northern Territory: 1 female, 3 males, Nakara , 26.x.2007, L. Zhang, ex leaves Acalypha   ( Euphorbiaceae   ), M310. In QM   . Queensland: 6 females, 8 males, Tully , 6.xi.1968, L.R. Payton, ex Banana fruit Musa sp.   ( Musaceae   ) (N3172)   . 3 females, 1 male, Biboohra , v.1972, G.D. Adams, ex Dolichos lablab   ( Fabaceae   ) (M831[12931]). All in QDPI   . 8 females, 1 male, Bamaga, N. 15.x.1982, J. Turner, ex wild Passionfruit Passiflora sp.   ( CY55). In QDPI   , Cairns. 1 female, 2 males, New Mapoon, Family Res. Centre , 10°52.035’S 142°23.074’E, 23.v.2007, A.D. Rice, ex Abelmoschus manihot   ( Malvaceae   ), SAC019. In QM GoogleMaps   . Torres Strait: 1 male, Stephen Is., 21.iii.1984, J. Turner, no host recorded ( TS391)   . 2 females, 1 male, Saibai Is., 9º22.554'S 142º37.4954'E, 3.iii.2009, A. Rice, ex leaves A. manihot   . In QDPI GoogleMaps   , Cairns.

Papua New Guinea: 3 females, 2 males, Popondetta, 12.ix.1966, F.A.E., ex Dolichos lablab   (N2510). In QDPI. 4 females, 3 males, Popondetta, 12.ix.1966, ex Dolichos lablab   ( ASCT 00018564, 18566, 18569, 18570, 18590). 2 females, same data except ex Glycine javanica   ( Fabaceae   ) ( ASCT 00018575, 18578). 4 females, same data except 6.x.1966, ex French bean ( Fabaceae   ) ( ASCT 00018579, 18581). All in ASCT.

Comparative specimens (aff. T. marianae   ): 1 female, 1 male, Goyave , Guadeloupe, Caribbean Sea, 28.iv.1998, J. Etienne, ex Passiflora edulis   ( Passifloraceae   ), det. C.H.W. Flechtmann. ( ESALQ Zool. No. 2488). 1 female, 1 male, Caacupé, Paraguay, Y. Kimura and S. Ehara, 20.xii.1999, ex Lycopersicon esculentum   ( Solanaceae   ), det. C.H.W. Flechtmann, ESALQ Zool. No. 2559 (two slides). All in ZCESA   .

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

QM

Queensland Museum

QDPI

Queensland Department of Primary Industries