Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein, 1960), Wainstein, 1960

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: 516

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:902CB084-17BB-4952-B738-E6E4E989771B

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0F5E879D-2631-443D-9582-A0E9FE3DFB58

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scientific name

Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein, 1960)
status

 

Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein, 1960)  

Typhlodromus messor Wainstein, 1960: 688   .

Amblyseius messor   .—Athias-Henriot, 1961: 425.

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) messor   .—Ehara, 1966: 22; Ueckermann & Loots, 1988: 66. Amblyseius (Amblyseiulus) messor   .—Arutunjan, 1970: 16.

Proprioseiopsis (Amblyseiulus) messor   . — Karg, 1989: 212.

Proprioseiopsis messor   .—Moraes et al., 2004: 180; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 89. Amblyseius (Amblyseius) apheles   . — Van der Merwe, 1968: 121. Amblyseius lindquisti   . — Schuster & Pritchard, 1963: 246.

This species has been observed world-wide, essentially on grass and sometimes in soil. It was reported from Morocco by McMurtry & Bounfour (1989) on Hordeum   sp. and an unknown plant. Nothing is known of its biology.

Specimens examined: 2003, Guerbouss Mountain Pass on Helianthemum virgatum   ( Cistaceae   ) (1 female), Gorges of Zegzel on Echium   sp. ( Boraginaceae   ) (1 female).

Previous records: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia and neighbouring areas, Azerbaijan, Canary Islands, Egypt (Abo-Shnaf & Moraes, 2014), France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Proprioseiopsis

Loc

Proprioseiopsis messor (Wainstein, 1960)

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

Typhlodromus messor

Wainstein 1960: 688
1960