Euseius scutalis (Athias­Henriot)

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: 54-55

publication ID

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3507591

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scientific name

Euseius scutalis (Athias­Henriot)
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Euseius scutalis (Athias­Henriot)  ( Fig. 37View FIGURE 37)

Typhlodromus scutalis Athias­Henriot, 1958: 183 

Amblyseius scutalis, Ueckermann, 1992: 149 

Euseius scutalis, Ferragut & Escudero, 1997: 233  ; Swirski et al., 1998: 107

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) delhiensis Narayanan & Kaur, 1960: 5  (synonymy according to Wysoki & Bolland 1983)

Amblyseius gossipi  [sic] El­Badry, 1967: 177; 1970: 503 (synonymy according to Wysoki & Bolland 1983)

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) libanesi Dosse, 1967: 30  (synonymy according to Wysoki & Bolland 1983)

Typhlodromus (Amblyseius) finlandicus rubini  Swirski & Amitai, 1961: 196 (synonymy according to Wysoki & Bolland 1983)

FEMALE (Specimens measured – Ghana: 2).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield with few lateral striae anterior to Z1, 334(323­346) long, 219(216­222) wide, j1 30(29­30), j3 35, j4 17(16­18), j5 16(14­18), j6 32, J2 34, J5 5, z2 32, z4 40, z5 17(16­18), Z1 29, Z4 36(34­38), Z5 57(51­62), s4 58(56­59), S2 37(35­38), S4 27(26­29), S5 31(29­34), r3 20(19­21), R1 15(14­16). Dorsal setae smooth, except Z5 which are serrate.

Peritreme ­ Reaching level between z2 and z4.

Venter ­ All ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 58, ST2­ST2 66(64­ 67) and ST5­ST5 70. With 1 pair of metapodal shields. Ventrianal shield 97(96­98) long, 55(53­58) wide at ZV2 level and 66(66­67) wide at anus level.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx tubular, 32 long; atrium small.

Legs ­ Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeII 24, SgeIII 29, StiIII 26(24­29), SgeIV 48(46­ 50), StiIV 37(34­40), StIV 69(67­70).

REMARKS: The measurements of the specimens collected are close to those for specimens from Cape Verde, and generally shorter than those of a paratype from Algeria (Ueckermann 1992).

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Ghana: 1 km SE. Menigi, on Piliostigma thonningii  , 4­ III­90, A. Haruna.