Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans, 1930), Oudemans, 1930

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: 513

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans, 1930)
status

 

Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans, 1930)  

Typhlodromus cucumeris Oudemans, 1930 b: 69   .

Amblyseius cucumeris   . — Athias-Henriot, 1957: 336.

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) cucumeris   . — Chant, 1959: 78.

Amblyseius (Neoseiulus) cucumeris   . — De Leon, 1965: 23.

Neoseiulus cucumeris   . — Moraes et al., 1986: 76; Moraes et al., 2004: 115; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 25.

This species is very commonly found in Europe. It has been already reported from Morocco by McMurtry & Bounfour (1989). It is commercialised and used in greenhouses to control phytophagous mites but essentially thrips (Messelink et al., 2006). It is also known to feed on tarsonemid mites (Tuovinen & Lindquist, 2010) and Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hwang Yong et al., 2008)   . It has been naturally reported in eco- and agrosystems especially on grass.

Specimens examined: 2003, Larache on Juncus articulates   ( Juncaceae   ) (7 females), Gorges of Zegzel on Lavandula dentata   ( Lamiaceae   ) (1 female).

Previous records: Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Byelorussia, Canada, Canary Islands, Caucasus region, Chile (Ragusa & Vargas, 2002), Cyprus, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco (Kreiter et al., 2007), New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Neoseiulus

Loc

Neoseiulus cucumeris (Oudemans, 1930)

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

Typhlodromus cucumeris

Oudemans 1930: 69
1930