Euseius ugandaensis Moraes, Ueckermann & Oliveira

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: 61-62

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A6821FE8-6856-4854-B5D4-5AD02F361077

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0471C225-4053-FFB7-FEB2-ACF5FD0F9720

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scientific name

Euseius ugandaensis Moraes, Ueckermann & Oliveira
status

n. sp.

Euseius ugandaensis Moraes, Ueckermann & Oliveira  , n. sp. (Fig. 42)

DIAGNOSIS: This species differs from Euseius baetae (Meyer & Rodrigues, 1965)  by the much narrower calyx of spermatheca. It differs from E. zairensis  spec. nov. by having the calyx of the spermatheca more sclerotized and shorter.

FEMALE (2 specimens).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield smooth, 408­418 long, 288­298 wide, j1 42, j3 19­24, j4, j5 and j6 8, J2 11, J5 8, z2 11­14, z4 11, z5 8, Z1 and Z4 10­11, Z5 53, s4 13­16, S2 11­14, S4 11­13, S5 11, r3 13­14, R1 10. All dorsal setae smooth.

Peritreme ­ Almost reaching level of j1.

Venter ­ All ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 67­70, ST2­ST2 78­ 80 and ST5­ST5 86­96. With 2 pairs of metapodal shields. Ventrianal shield 125­131 long, 67­72 wide at ZV2 level and 82­94 wide at anus level.

Chelicerae – Not  adequately positioned to be examined.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx a slender tick­walled tube flaring distally, 24­26 long; atrium prominent.

Legs ­ Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeII 29­35, SgeIII 35­37, StiIII 29, SgeIV 50­53, StiIV 35­40, StIV 59­62; with a distinctly small seta (16­18) occupying usual position of macroseta on genu I.

MALE

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield smooth, 270 long, j132, j3 31, j4, j5 and j6 7, J2 10, z2 and z4 11, z5 6, Z1 and Z4 10, Z5 46, s4 15, S2 and S4 10, S5 8, r3 13, R1 10.

Venter ­ Ventrianal shield sub­triangular, 100 long, 107 wide at anterior corners.

Chelicera ­ Shaft of spermatodactyl 23 long.

Legs ­ Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeII 27, SgeIII 34, StiIII 32, SgeIV 46, StiIV 40, StIV 55

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Uganda: Holotype and paratype females (ESALQ­USP, Piracicaba­SP, Brazil), 1 km N. Muzizi River, Hoima, on jack fruit tree, 10­X­1990, J.S. Yaninek. One male, same data as females.