Typhlodromus magdalenae Pritchard & Baker

El-Banhawy, E. M. & Knapp, M., 2011, Mites of the family Phytoseiidae Berlese from Kenya (Acari: Mesostigmata) 2945, Zootaxa 2945 (1), pp. 1-176: 62

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2945.1.1

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Felipe

scientific name

Typhlodromus magdalenae Pritchard & Baker
status

 

Typhlodromus magdalenae Pritchard & Baker  

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Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) magdalenae Pritchard & Baker, 1962: 218   ; Moraes et al., 2004: 365; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 157.

Typhlodromus magdalenae   .— Swirski & Ragusa, 1978: 408.

Material examined. Kenya, 2 females, Mt   . Kenya, Meru Forest Station, altitude 1775 m, July 15, 2004; 1 male, Marigat Kabernet Rd, altitude 1791 m, March 2005; 1 female, Nyahururu (Thompson Falls), altitude 2500 m, May 6, 2006; 3 females, Kakamega rain forest, altitude 1620m, July 23, 2006; 1 female, Wyaundo Island , altitude 1370 m, December 2005; 1 female, Mfangano Island , Nyanza Province , altitude 1310 m, December 10, 2005 (El-Banhawy)   .

Female: Dorsal shield reticulated, 290 long, 150 wide, with five pairs of pores. Measurements of dorsal setae: j1 22, j3 46, j4 16, j5 41, j6 46, J2 60, J5 9, z2 16, z3 58, z4 18, z5 19, Z4 60, Z5 67, s4, s6 62, S2, S4 62, r3, R1 25, JV5 55. Dorsal setae serrated, j1, J5, z5 smooth. Peritrematal shield fused anteriorly with dorsal shield, reaching level of j1. Sternal shield smooth, distances between St I-St III 55, St II-St II 55, St IV on platelets. Genital shield 60 wide. Ventri-anal shield striated, 106 long, 63 wide, with a pair of elliptical pre-anal pores and four pairs of preanal setae (JV1, JV2, JV3, ZV2). Two pairs of metapodal platelets, two pairs of sigillar sclerites and four pairs of setae surrounding ventri-anal shield. Fixed digit of chelicera with four teeth, movable digit with three teeth. Spermatheca calyx saccular, 23 long, 3.5–4.5 wide, atrium conspicuous. Macroseta sharp pointed, St IV 32. Chaetotaxy: genu II 2, 2/0, 2/0, 1, genu III 1, 2/1, 2/0, 1.

Male: Chaetotaxy of dorsal shield as in female. Ventri-anal shield striated, 135 long, 98 wide, with a pair of elliptical pre-anal pores and four pairs of pre-anal setae. Spermatodactyl L-shaped, shaft 16 long.

Remarks. The female holotype was collected from DRC, Lwiro, May 18, 1955 and the male paratype from Astrida, Rwanda, May 22, 1955, E. W. Baker ( Pritchard & Baker, 1962). This species has also been recorded from Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda (Moreas et al., 2004).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Typhlodromus

Loc

Typhlodromus magdalenae Pritchard & Baker

El-Banhawy, E. M. & Knapp, M. 2011
2011
Loc

Typhlodromus magdalenae

Swirski, E. & Ragusa, S. 1978: 408
1978
Loc

Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) magdalenae

Chant, D. A. & McMurtry, J. A. 2007: 157
Moraes, G. J. de & McMurtry, J. A. & Denmark, H. A. & Campos, C. B. 2004: 365
Pritchard, A. & Baker, E. 1962: 218
1962