Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes, 1948, Hughes, 1948

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: 512

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-2635-4439-9582-A06CFDA4FBC1

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scientific name

Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes, 1948
status

 

Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes, 1948  

Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes, 1948: 142   ; 1976: 343.

Typhlodromus barkeri   .—Nesbitt, 1951: 35; Chant, 1959: 61. Amblyseius barkeri   .—Athias-Henriot, 1961: 440.

Amblyseius mckenziei   .—Schuster & Pritchard, 1963: 268.

Neoseiulus barkeri   .—Moraes et al., 2004: 104; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 22.

This species was originally described from England is distributed world-wide. Many publications deal with its biology. It is a well-known predator of T. urticae   and also of thrips, and is released in greenhouses (strawberry, cucumber, eggplant) to control them. Kreiter et al. (2007) cited this species from the Moroccan fauna referring to the specimens reported here.

Specimens examined: 2003, Road to Souk El Arba on Nerium oleander   ( Apocynaceae   ) (1 female), Larache on Plantago maritima   ( Plantaginaceae   ) (8 females, 3 males).

Previous records: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Benin, Brazil, Burundi, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Chile (Ragusa & Vargas, 2002), China, Cyprus, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hawai, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco (Kreiter et al., 2007), Mozambique, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Portugal, Reunion Island, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Taiwan, Tahiti, Thailand, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, West Bank, Yemen.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Neoseiulus

Loc

Neoseiulus barkeri Hughes, 1948

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

Neoseiulus barkeri

Hughes 1948: 142
1948