Neoseiulus alpinus (Schweizer)

Tixier, Marie-Stéphane, Baldassar, Andrea, Duso, Carlo & Kreiter, Serge, 2013, Phytoseiidae in European grape (Vitis vinifera L.): bio-ecological aspects and keys to species (Acari: Mesostigmata), Zootaxa 3721 (2), pp. 101-142: 110

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Neoseiulus alpinus (Schweizer)


Neoseiulus alpinus (Schweizer)  

Amblyseius obtustus   var. alpinus Schweizer, 1922: 41   .

Amblyseius alpinus   . — Schweizer, 1949: 79.

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) alpinus   . — Chant, 1959: 105.

Typhlodromus (Typhlodromus) alpinus   . — Westerboer & Bernhard, 1963: 651. Amblyseius (Neoseiulus) alpinus   . — Karg, 1993: 189.

Neoseiulus alpinus   .—Evans, 1987: 1461; Moraes et al., 2004: 100; Chant & McMurtry, 2007: 25. Neoseiulus aurescens (Athias-Henriot)   .—Tuttle & Muma, 1973: 20.

Reports on V. vinifera in Europe: France.

Reports on V. vinifera in non-European countries: None.

Reports not on V. vinifera: Algeria, Australia, Belgium, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hawaii, Hungary, Jordany, Norway, Latvia, Russia, Spain, Sweeden, Switzerland, Tunisia, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, USA.

Remarks. This species is considered a synonym of Neoseiulus aurescens (Athias-Henriot)   in Chant & McMurtry (2003); it has been mostly recorded under this latter species name. It is essentially recorded from Europe. It is observed rarely in crops, sometimes in apple orchards.