Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris van der Merwe

Kreiter, Serge & Abo-Shnaf, Reham I. A., 2020, Phytoseiid mites of Rodrigues Island (Acari: Mesostigmata), Acarologia 60 (2), pp. 449-468: 462

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.24349/acarologia/20204376

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4537663

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/767187FE-FFBB-FF93-FE4C-99CCFDD74CDA

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris van der Merwe
status

 

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris van der Merwe  

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris van der Merwe 1968: 28   ; Moraes et al. 2004: 337; Chant & McMurtry 2007: 155; Ueckermann et al. 2008: 69.

Amblydromella muliebris, Moraes et al. 1986: 168   .

Amblydromella (Amblydromella) muliebris   , Denmark & Welbourn 2002: 308.

This species belongs to the large rhenanus species group ( Chant and McMurtry 1994). It was described by van der Merwe (1968) from South Africa and then reported by El-Banhawy and Knapp (2011) from Kenya. The biology of that species is totally unknown. This is the first report of that species from a country outside the Africa continent.

World distribution: Kenya, South Africa.

Specimens examined: a single ♀ during this study. Port-Mathurin, City Center (11 m aasl, lat. 19°40 ′ 53 ″ S, long. 63°25 ′ 17 ″ E), 1 ♀ on Pandanus heterocarpus Balfour   ( Pandanaceae   ), 8/XI/2020.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Typhlodromus

Loc

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris van der Merwe

Kreiter, Serge & Abo-Shnaf, Reham I. A. 2020
2020
Loc

Amblydromella (Amblydromella) muliebris

Denmark H. A. & Welbourn W. C. 2002: 308
2002
Loc

Amblydromella muliebris

Moraes G. J. de & McMurtry J. A. & Denmark H. A. 1986: 168
1986
Loc

Typhlodromus (Anthoseius) muliebris

Moraes G. J. de & McMurtry J. A. & Denmark H. A. & Campos C. B. 2004: 337
van der Merwe G. G. 1968: 28
1968