Euseius citrifolius

Lofego, A. C., De Moraes, G. J. & Castro, L. A. S., 2004, Phytoseiid mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Myrtaceae in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, Zootaxa 516, pp. 1-18: 4-5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.157769

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3506955

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F48911-FFCA-FFA1-9D0D-F93423D79DF6

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Plazi

scientific name

Euseius citrifolius
status

 

Euseius citrifolius  Denmark & Muma

Euseius citrifolius  Denmark & Muma, 1970: 222; Moraes & McMurtry, 1983: 138; Moraes et al., 1986: 38; Moraes et al., 1991: 131; 2004: 64; Feres & Moraes, 1998: 127; Feres, 2000: 161; Zacarias & Moraes, 2001: 581; Ferla & Moraes, 2002: 870.

Specimens examined: São Carlos: P. guajava  , I­ 2000 (6), V­ 2000 (9), IV­ 2001 (1). Pirassununga: C. pubescens  , V­ 2000 (2); M. guianensis  , I­ 2000 (1); P. guajava  , V­ 2000 (6). Luiz Antônio: M. guianensis  , IX­ 2001 (1); P. guajava  , I­ 2000 (5), V­ 2000 (37), VII­ 2000 (30), X­ 2000 (37), I­ 2001 (15), IV­ 2001 (9), VII­ 2001 (6), X­ 2001 (12).

Associated phytophagous mites: Abacarus  sp., Brevipalpus  sp., Tenuipalpus  sp. and O. psidii  on P. guajava  .

Previous records: Brazil — Bahia, Ceará, Maranhão, Mato Grosso ( Ferla & Moraes, 2002) Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo; Colombia; Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru.

Remarks: The measurements of 8 adult females collected are similar those given in the original description. The average measurements followed by the respective ranges (in parentheses) are dorsal shield length 320 (313–335), width 222 (205–243), j 1 27 (23–30), j 3 28 (23–35), j 4 13 (13–15), j 5 13, j 6 13 (13–15), J 2 15 (13–18), J 5 5, z 2 20 (18–23), z 4 22 (18–28), z 5 13 (10–15), Z 1 13 (13–15), Z 4 18 (18–20), Z 5 68 (63–75), s 4 36 (25–43), S 2 18 (15–20), S 4 22 (20–25), S 5 29 (25–33), r 3 18 (15–20), R 1 13 (10–15), Sge I 18, Sge II 23 (23–25), Sge III 28 (28–30), Sti III 25 (23–25), Sge IV 44 (40–45), Sti IV 32 (28– 38), St IV 61 (53–68), St 1 –St 3 56 (55–58), St 2 –St 2 67 (65–70), ST 5 –ST 5 76 (73–80), length of ventrianal shield 102 (98–108), width at ZV 2 level 50 (45–53), width at anus level 72 (68–75), length of calyx of spermatheca 17 (15–20).

The measurements of a single male are: dorsal shield length 238, width 218, j 1 28, j 3 35, j 4 13, j 5 13, j 6 14, J 2 14, J 5 5, z 2 23, z 4 25, z 5 13, Z 1 13, Z 4 15, Z 5 55, s 4 35, S 2 20, S 4 23, S 5 25, r 3 15, Sge III 23, Sge IV 33, Sti IV 25, St IV 50, width of ventrianal shield 150 at anterior corners, length of shaft of spermadactyl 18. These measurements are similar to those given by Noronha & Moraes (2002) for specimens from states of São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Phytoseiidae

Genus

Euseius

Loc

Euseius citrifolius

Lofego, A. C., De Moraes, G. J. & Castro, L. A. S. 2004
2004
Loc

Euseius citrifolius

Ferla 2002: 870
Zacarias 2001: 581
Feres 2000: 161
Feres 1998: 127
Moraes 1991: 131
Moraes 1986: 38
Moraes 1983: 138
1983