Euseius fustis (Pritchard & Baker)

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: 22

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0471C225-407A-FF9F-FEB2-AF6DFEC6973E

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scientific name

Euseius fustis (Pritchard & Baker)
status

 

Euseius fustis (Pritchard & Baker)  ( Fig. 12View FIGURE 12)

Amblyseius (Amblyseius) fustis Pritchard & Baker, 1962: 283  ; Ueckermann & Loots, 1988: 83 Euseius fustis, Matthysse  & Denmark, 1981: 348; Moraes & McMurtry, 1988: 15

FEMALE (Specimens measured – Uganda: 1, Zaire: 1).

Dorsum ­ Dorsal shield imbricate, 344(329­360) and 221(206­235) wide. Setae j1 24(21­27), j3 15(14­16), j4 10, j5 9(8­10), j6 11, J2 14(13­14), J5 7(6­8), z2 11(10­13), z4 12(11­13), z5 10, Z1 10(10­11), Z4 12(11­13), Z5 41(37­45), s4 18(16­21), S2 12(11­ 13), S4 and S5 11, r3 14, R1 11. All setae smooth, except Z5 which are serrate.

Peritreme ­ Almost reaching level of z2.

Venter ­ All ventral shields smooth. Distances between ST1­ST3 62, ST2­ST2 68(67­ 69), ST5­ST5 76(74­78). With 2 pairs of metapodal shields. Ventrianal shield 100(96­104) long, 50 wide at ZV2 level and 60(58­62) wide at anus level.

Spermatheca ­ Calyx, 30(29­32) long, filamentous; atrium barely distinguishable.

Legs ­ Macrosetae knobbed: SgeI 18(18­19), SgeII 21(19­22), SgeIII 27(22­32), StiIII 18(18­19), SgeIV 39(34­45), StiIV 24(22­26), StIV 41(37­45).

SPECIMENS EXAMINED: Uganda: Kabarole, on Manihot esculenta  , 08­X­1990, E. Karamura. Zaire: 16 km W. Matadi, Bas­Zaire, on Manihot esculenta  , 10­VII­1991, H. Tata.