Phytoseius finitimus Ribaga, 1904, Ribaga, 1904

Tixier, Marie-Stephane, Allam, Latifa, Douin, Martial & Kreiter, Serge, 2016, Phytoseiidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) of Morocco: new records, descriptions of five new species, re-descriptions of two species, and key for identification, Zootaxa 4067 (5), pp. 501-551: 517

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.5.1

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scientific name

Phytoseius finitimus Ribaga, 1904
status

 

Phytoseius finitimus Ribaga, 1904  

Phytoseius finitimus Ribaga 1904: 178   .

Phytoseius (Dubininellus) finitimus   . — Wainstein, 1959: 1365.

Phytoseius (Pennaseius) finitimus   . — Pritchard & Baker, 1962: 223. Pennaseius finitimus   . — Schuster & Pritchard, 1963: 279.

Phytoseius (Phytoseius) finitimus   . — Denmark, 1966: 16.

Phytoseius finitimus   .—Chant, 1959: 108; Moraes et al., 2004: 252; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 129.

This species was described on Buddleia madagascariensis   in Italy (Ribaga, 1904). This species is very common in the Mediterranean region, and is known from cultivated areas as vineyards (Peverieri et al., 2009, Minarro & Kreiter, 2012). This is the first time it has been reported from Morocco, but it was already known from Tunisia and Algeria.

Specimens examined: 2002, Oum Er Biaroad on Mentha   sp. ( Lamiaceae   ) (3 females); 2003, Gorges of Zegzel on Ficus carica   ( Moraceae   ) (2 females), Salix pedicelata   ( Salicaceae   ) (17 females), Mentha pulegium   ( Lamiaceae   ) (8 females, 3 males), Road to Souk El Arba on Coleostephus myconis   ( Asteraceae   ) (7 females, 5 males).

Previous records: Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Montenegro, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, USA.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Phytoseius

Loc

Phytoseius finitimus Ribaga, 1904

Tixier, Marie-Stephane, Allam, Latifa, Douin, Martial & Kreiter, Serge 2016
2016
Loc

Phytoseius finitimus

Ribaga 1904: 178
1904