Euseius albizziae (Swirski & Ragusa)

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: 8-9

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0471C225-4068-FF82-FEB2-ADEDFCEA9168

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scientific name

Euseius albizziae (Swirski & Ragusa)
status

 

Euseius albizziae (Swirski & Ragusa)  ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2)

Amblyseius albizziae Swirski & Ragusa, 1978: 398  Euseius albizziae, Moraes et al., 1989  b: 83

FEMALE (Specimens measured ­ Kenya: 5).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield with lateral striae anterior to S2, 345(325­360) long, 236(227­ 248) wide. Setae j1 37(32­43), j3 44(40­50), j4 10(10­11), j5 10(8­11), j6 15(13­16), J2 15(14­16), J5 7(6­8), z2 25(21­27), z4 40(32­48), z5 10(8­8), Z1 15(13­18), Z4 19(18­21), Z5 61(59­62), s4 59(53­69), S2 23(21­27), S4 22(21­24), S5 27(26­27), r3 20(16 ­2), R1 14(13­16). All setae smooth, except Z5, which is slightly serrate.

Peritreme ­ Reaching to level of j3.

Venter ­ All ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 62(59­66), ST2­ST2 70(67­72) and ST5­ST5 79(77­82). With 2 pairs of metapodal shields; primary and secondary shields of each side fused. Ventrianal shield 109(104­115) long, 59(58­61) wide at ZV2 level and 71(69­74) wide at anus level.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx cup­shaped, 8(7­8) long, with inflate atrium.

Legs ­ Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeI 27(26­27), SgeII 27(24­30), SgeIII 30(26­34), StiIII 29(27­32), SgeIV 48(42­53), StiIV 38(32­43), StIV 58(51­64).

MALE (Specimens measured ­ Kenya: 3).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield as in female, 261(260­264) long and 205(204­206) wide. Setae j1 31(29­35), j3 40(39­41), j4 10(8­11), j5 9(8­10), j6 12(10­14), J2 14(13­15), J5 5(5­6), z2 25(20­29), z4 38(38­39), z5 10(8­11), Z1 16(14­19), Z4 17(14­19), Z5 53(51­54), s4 48(44­50), S2 23(20­25), S4 23(20­25), S5 28(24­33), r3 20(19­23), R1 15.

Peritreme ­ Reaching level between z2 and z4.

Venter ­ Ventrianal shield 108(106­110) long, 149(144­153) wide at anterior corners.

Chelicera ­ Shaft of spermatodactyl 33(30­35) long.

Legs – Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeII and SgeIII 24(23­25), StiIII 26(25­26), SgeIV 38(38­39), StiIV 35(34­38), StIV 49(48­50).

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Kenya: Mount Elgon, on banana, 23­VIII­1990, G. Allard; Sondu, Nyanza Province, on Ficus sicomorus  , 03­XII­1989, J.S. Yaninek; Nakuru District, on Erythrina  sp., 04­XII­1989, J.S. Yaninek; Nakuru City, Rift Valley, on Mangifera indica  , 4­XII­1989, J.S. Yaninek.