Euseius neofustis Moraes & McMurtry

Moraes, G. J. De, Ueckermann, E. A., Oliveira, A. R. & Yaninek, J. S., 2001, Phytoseiid mites of the genus Euseius (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from Sub­Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 3, pp. 1-70: 35-36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5072/zenodo.155429

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0471C225-404D-FFA9-FEB2-A8A4FBE990A8

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scientific name

Euseius neofustis Moraes & McMurtry
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Euseius neofustis Moraes & McMurtry  ( Fig. 23View FIGURE 23)

Euseius neofustis Moraes & McMurtry, 1988: 16  FEMALE (Specimens measured – Kenya: 4).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield imbricate, 342(341­343) long, 220(216­221) wide. Setae j1 29(29­31), j3 25(24­26), j4 18(17­19), j5 20(17­22), j6 25(24­26), J2 25(24­29), J5 12, z2 22(22­24), z4 23(22­24), z5 19, Z1 21(19­24), Z4 24, Z5 53(48­55), s4 31(29­34), S2 24, S4 23(22­24), S5 22(22­24), r3 and R1 17(17­19). All setae smooth, except Z5 which are serrate.

Peritreme ­ Almost reaching level of z2.

Venter ­ Ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 63(60­65), ST2­ST2 71(70­72), ST5­ST5 79(74­82). Metapodal shields indistinct. Ventrianal shield 96 long, 49(46­50) wide at ZV2 level and 66(62­70) wide at anus level.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx 55(50­60) long, filamentous; atrium barely distinguishable; minor duct prominent.

Legs ­ Macrosetae knobbed: SgeI 22, SgeII 21(19­22), SgeIII 29(26­31), SgeIV 50(48­55), StiIV 27(24­29), StIV 35(31­38).

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Kenya: Kilifi, on Manihot esculenta  , 12­IX­85, H. van den Berg); Msabaha, on M. esculenta  , 10­IX­85, H. van den Berg.