Typhlodromips japi Lofego, Demite & Feres

Gonçalves, Dinarte, Silva, Guilherme Liberato Da & Ferla, Noeli Juarez, 2013, Phytoseiid mites (Acari) associated with yerba mate in southern Brazil, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 3746 (2), pp. 357-371: 364

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3746.2.6

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Typhlodromips japi Lofego, Demite & Feres
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Typhlodromips japi Lofego, Demite & Feres  

Typhlodromips japi Lofego, Demite & Feres, 2011: 112   .

Specimens examined. PUTINGA: (I): September 2003 (1); March 2004 (1); April 2004 (1); (M): March 2003 (1); April 2003 (2); May 2003 (5); June 2003 (1); August 2003 (1).

Adult Female. Five specimens examined.

Dorsum. Dorsal shield mostly reticulated, with five pairs of lyrifissures. 319 (313–325) long, 199 (198–200) wide at level of s 4; j 1 14 (13–15), j 3 17 (15–18), j 4 12 (10–13), j 5 13, j 6 13, J 2 17 (15–18), J 5 12 (10–13), z 2 15, z 4 17 (15–18), z 5 14 (13–15), Z 1 16 (13–18), Z 4 27 (25–28), Z 5 65, s 4 19 (18–20), S 2 19 (18–20), S 4 18, S 5 17 (15–18). r 3 15, R 1 15.

Venter. Distances between St 1 –St 3 61 (58–63), St 2 –St 2 67 (65–68). Genital shield smooth, distance between St 5 –St 5 64 (63–65).

Chelicera. Fixed digit with eight teeth 28 long and movable digit with three teeth 25 long.

Legs. Sge IV 19 (18–20), Sti IV 20 and St IV 37 (35–38). Macrosetae on leg IV knobbed.

Previous records in Rio Grande do Sul. This is the first record for Rio Grande do Sul state.

Comments. This species was described from specimens collected in “Serra do Japi   ” ecological reserve, state of São Paulo, Brazil.