Typhlodromalus aripo De,

De Moraes, G. J., Zannou, I. D., Oliveira, A. R., Yaninek, J. S. & Hanna, R., 2006, Phytoseiid mites of the subtribes Typhlodromalina and Euseiina (Acari: Phytoseiidae: Euseiini) from sub­Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 1114, pp. 1-52: 11-13

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Typhlodromalus aripo De
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Typhlodromalus aripo De  Leon ( Fig. 6View FIGURE 6)

Typhlodromalus aripo De  Leon, 1967: 21

Amblyseius aripo, Moraes & McMurtry, 1983: 132  Typhlodromalus aripo, Moraes et al., 2004: 195 

Typhlodromalus aripo, Chant & McMurtry, 2005 a: 199 

FEMALE — (Specimens measured — Benin: 2; Cameroon: 2; Congo Brazzaville: 1; Malawi: 1; Mozambique: 2; Tanzania: 2; Uganda: 2).

Dorsum — Dorsal shield sculptured throughout, with mostly roundish to elongate elements between j 1 and Z 4, with an indentation on each side, near S 5 /Z 5; 355 (325–365) long and 191 (180–208) wide. Setae j 1 33 (30–35), j 3 41 (39–43), j 4 12 (11–13), j 5 12 (10– 13), j 6 15 (14–16), J 2 14 (13–15), J 5 9 (8–10), z 2 18 (17–24), z 4 35 (32–38), z 5 10 (10–11), Z 1 20 (18–23), Z 4 56 (45–64), Z 5 75 (65–83), s 4 49 (44–51), S 2 30 (25–32), S 4 22 (18–24), S 5 11 (10–12), r 3 22 (21–24), R 1 18 (17–20). All setae smooth, except Z 4 and Z 5 which are serrate.

Peritreme — Extending to base of j 1.

Venter — Distances between St 1 –St 3 67 (65–70), St 2 –St 2 70 (68–73), St 5 –St 5 82 (74– 88). Ventrianal shield 110 (102–116) long, 68 (60–74) wide at level of Zv 2 and 67 (64–73) wide at level of anus, with a pair of elliptical pores posterior to Jv 2. Two pairs of metapodal shields; caudoventral setae smooth and sharp­tipped.

Chelicera — Movable digit 32 (31–32) long, with 3 teeth; fixed digit 29 (28–29) long, with 9 teeth and a clearly discernable pilus dentilis.

Spermatheca — Calyx tubular 19 (18–20) long, frequently with distal 2 / 3 sclerotized; atrium distinct.

Legs — Macrosetae blunt on tibiae and with tiny knob on genua and tarsus IV; Sge I 20 (19–21), Sge II 20 (19–21), Sge III 25 (21–28), Sti III 19 (18–20), Sge IV 53 (47–59), Sti IV 26 (23–28), St IV 73 (70–77). Chaetotaxy of genu III: 1­2 / 1,2 / 0­1.

MALE — (Specimens measured — Cameroon: 1; Congo Brazzaville: 1; Malawi: 1; Mozambique: 1; Tanzania: 1).

Dorsum — Dorsal shield pattern as in female, 275 (268–283) long and 159 (150–170) wide. Setae j 1 25 (24–26), j 3 32, j 4 10 (10–11), j 5 10 (9–11), j 6 12 (11–13), J 2 10 (10–12), J 5 7 (7–8), z 2 15 (14–15), z 4 24 (23–26), z 5 8 (7–10), Z 1 14 (13–15), Z 4 35 (33–38), Z 5 44 (41– 48), s 4 35 (33–39), S 2 18 (16–21), S 4 13 (12–13), S 5 9 (8–10) r 3 18 (16–20), R 1 14 (12–15). All setae smooth, except Z 4 and Z 5 which are serrate.

Peritreme — Extending to base of j 1.

Venter — Ventrianal shield subtriangular, with transverse striae anteriorly; 108 (103– 115) long, 142 (138–150) wide at the anterior corners; with 3 pairs of preanal setae, 4 pairs of lyrifissures (1 anterior to Jv 1 and 3 anterolateral), and a pair of elliptical pores approximately in level with Jv 2.

Spermatodactyl — Shaft 22 (21–23) long.

Legs — Macrosetae blunt on tibiae and with tiny knob on genua and tarsus IV; Sge I 17 (16–17); Sge II 18 (17–18), Sge III 16 (14–17), Sti III 17 (16–19), Sge IV 28 (25–31), Sti IV 22 (20–23) and St IV 51 (48–53). Chaetotaxy of genu III same as in female.

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Benin: Se, Mono Province, on Manihot esculenta  , 21 ­ XII­ 1999, D. Hounhagni. Cameroon: 2 km S Ombessa, on M. esculenta  , 24 ­XI­ 1998, A. Onzo; Bagante release field, on M. esculenta  , 24 ­XI­ 1998, A. Onzo. Republic of Congo: Lekana, on M. esculenta  , 17 ­VIII­ 1999, P. Neuenschwander. Malawi: 1.5 km N Nkhotakota, Central Province, on M. esculenta  , 11 ­V­ 2001, I.D. Zannou; 29.9 km S Matyewo, Central Province, on M. esculenta  , 17 ­V­ 2001, I.D. Zannou. Mozambique: 3.5 km NE Muecate, Nampula Province, on M. esculenta  , 01­V­ 2001, I.D. Zannou; 4 km N Muecate, Nampula Province, on M. esculenta  , 01­V­ 2001, I.D. Zannou. Tanzania: 2 km N Mnazimmoja (Mingoyo), on M. esculenta  , 22 ­XII­ 1999, B. Pallangyo; Rwani­Shenye, on M. esculenta  , 22 ­XII­ 1999, E. Nsami. Uganda: 49 km E Iganga, on M. esculenta  , 04­III­ 1998, A. Onzo; 39 km E Iganga, on M. esculenta  , 05­III­ 1998, A. Onzo.

REMARKS — This species was imported from Brazil (South America) and introduced into Africa in 1993 in classical biological control program of M. tanajoa  .

WORLD DISTRIBUTION (based on Hanna et al. 2005, Moraes et al., 2004 and Yaninek & Hanna, 2003) ­ Benin, Burundi, Brazil, Cameroon, Centrafrique, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of Congo, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Guinea­Conakry, Guyana, Ivory­Coast, Kenya, Jamaica, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Paraguay, Republic of Congo, Sierra­Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Typhlodromalus

Loc

Typhlodromalus aripo De

De Moraes, G. J., Zannou, I. D., Oliveira, A. R., Yaninek, J. S. & Hanna, R. 2006
2006
Loc

Typhlodromalus aripo

Chant 2005: 199
2005
Loc

Amblyseius aripo

Moraes 2004: 195
Moraes 1983: 132
1983
Loc

Typhlodromalus aripo

De 1967: 21
1967