Euseius magucii (Meyer & Rodrigues)

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: 28-29

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

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scientific name

Euseius magucii (Meyer & Rodrigues)
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Euseius magucii (Meyer & Rodrigues)  ( Fig. 17View FIGURE 17)

Amblyseius magucii Meyer & Rodrigues, 1966: 29 

Euseius magucii, Moraes et al., 1989  a: 99; 1989b: 85

FEMALE (Specimens measured – Burundi: 2, Zambia: 5).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield with few lateral striae anterior to s4, 331(298­341) long, 224(200­237) wide. Setae j1 32(29­34), j3 45(32­53), j4 and j5 9(6­11), j6 and J2 13(10­ 16), J5 7(5­8), z2 26(21­32), z4 46(35­50), z5 10(6­14), Z114(11­16), Z4 17(11­19), Z5 59(53­62), s4 69(62­72), S2 21(14­26), S4 22(19­26), S5 23(18­27), r3 18(14­22), R1 11(10­14). All setae smooth, except Z5 which are serrate.

Peritreme ­ Reaching level of j3.

Venter ­ Ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 60(58­62), ST2­ST2 70(66­72), ST5­ST5 74(61­78). With 2 pairs of metapodal shields. Ventrianal shield 110(101­118) long, 54(48­58) wide at ZV2 level, 70(61­77) wide at anus level. Seta JV1 inserted on anterior margin of ventrianal shield.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx tubular, slightly flaring distally, 18(10­21) long; atrium small.

Legs ­ Macrosetae sharp­tipped: SgeI 28(24­32), SgeII 27(22­34), SgeIII 31(21­35), StiIII 29(24­34), SgeIV 47(38­53), StiIV 38(32­43), StIV 60(56­67).

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Burundi: 3 km N. Minago, Burari Province, on Setaria  sp., 14­XII­89, J.S. Yaninek; 16 km S. Rutana, Isabu­Moso, on Hibiscus rosasinensis  , 13­ XII­89, J.S. Yaninek. Zambia: 100 km SE. Mporokoso, on Mangifera indica  , 15­VI­92, M. Mebelo; 50 km SE Mporokoso, on M. indica  , 15­VI­92, M. Mebelo; 3 km N. Mpika, on Psidium guajava  , 16­VI­92, M. Mebelo; 20 km E. Shenge, on Citrus  sp., 17­VI­92, M. Mebelo; 21 km S. Mwinilunga, on Persea americana  , 18­X­92, M. Mebelo.