Diptilomiopidae, Keifer, 1944

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W., 2021, Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from Brazil: an annotated checklist, Zootaxa 4997 (1), pp. 1-152: 45-46

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4997.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7E841E6-7ECB-4A59-89D3-7B001AB67EA7

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C38783-FF84-C476-FF06-FA0916457454

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scientific name

Diptilomiopidae
status

 

Diptilomiopidae   , Diptilomiopinae  

113 * Diptacus rubuscolum   Trinidad, Duarte & Navia, 2018 in Trinidad et al. (2028: 1201). Type host. Rubus   hybrid cv. Tupy. ( Rosaceae   ). Type locality. Pelotas (31°40’39.9’’S, 52°26’16.4’’W), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the lower leaf surface, no visible symptoms ( Trinidad et al. 2018). Remark. Only known from the type host plant/locality. Type host plant status. Native herb, liana/scandent/vine, shrub, subshrub, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia,

Caatinga, Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Bianchini 2020). Although some Rubus species   are native to Brazil, most hybrids cultivated in the country originate from genetic material imported from the USA

( Antunes et al. 2014).

** Diptilostatus Flechtmann 2003   in Flechtmann & Moraes (2003: 7).

Diptilomiopidae   , Diptilomiopinae  

Remark. Genus only known from Brazil.

114 * Diptilostatus chimarricus Silva & Ferla, 2017   in Silva et al. (2017: 364). Type host. Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil.   ( Aquifoliaceae   ). Type locality. Putinga (28º57’27.69”S, 52º09’45.84”W), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Relationship to host plant. Vagrants, no apparent symptoms ( Silva et al. 2017). Additional localities in Brazil. Anta Gorda, Arvorezinha and Ilópolis ( Silva et al. 2018), Rio Grande do Sul. Remark. Only known from the type host plant. Type host plant status. Native shrub or tree, not endemic, occurring in Caatinga, Cerrado, Mata Atlântical and

Pampa biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020). Known as “erva mate” or “yerba mate”, it occurs naturally or as a monoculture ( Oliveira & Waquil 2014). Its leaves are used to prepare the drinks “chimarrão” and “tererê” ( Carvalho

1994).

115 * Diptilostatus lofegoi Flechtmann, 2004 b: 16   .

Type host. Myrcia guianensis (Aubl.) DC   ( Myrtaceae   ).

Type locality. Luis Antônio (21°56’20”S, 47°28’26”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on lower leaf surface; no visible symptoms ( Flechtmann 2004b)

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native tree, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia , Caatinga , Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

116 * Diptilostatus mesae Flechtmann, 2004 b: 18   .

Type host. Clidemia hirta   (L.) D. Don. ( Melastomataceae   ).

Type locality. Pariquera-Açu (24°36’51”S, 47°53’22”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the lower leaf surface; mites appear as white wax stripes; no visible symptoms. ( Flechtmann 2004b).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native shrub, not endemic, widely distributed in all biomes and regions ( Michelangeli 2020).

117 ** Diptilostatus nudipalpus Flechtmann, 2003   in Flechtmann & Moraes (2003: 7). Type host. Eugenia uniflora   L. ( Myrtaceae   ). Type locality. Piracicaba (22°40’32”S, 47°38’00”W), São Paulo, Brazil. Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on lower leaf surface; no visible symptoms ( Flechtmann & Moraes 2003). Remarks. Type species of the genus Diptilostatus   . Only known from the type host/locality. Type host plant status. Native shrub, not endemic, occurring in Caatinga, Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020), cultivated mainly in domestic orchards, throughout the country ( Lorenzi et al.

2006).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Diptilomiopidae

Loc

Diptilomiopidae

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W. 2021
2021
Loc

Diptilostatus

Flechtmann, C. H. W. & Moraes, G. J. 2003: 7
2003