Proprioseiopsis asetus ( Chant, 1959 )

Negm, M. W., 2014, Increasing Knowledge Of The Mite Fauna Of The United Arab Emirates: New Records And A Checklist, Acarologia 54 (1), pp. 113-120: 116

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Proprioseiopsis asetus ( Chant, 1959 )


Proprioseiopsis asetus ( Chant, 1959)  

Material examined — Three females, Dubai, 15 Jan. 2013, 25°06’ N, 55°08’ E, alt. 122 m, on C. dactylon   GoogleMaps   .

Remarks — The original description of Proprioseiopsis asetus   is based on material collected on apple, at Kearneysville, West Virginia, USA ( Chant 1959). Muma et al. (1970) recorded this species from Florida. This is the first record of this species in UAE. Distribution — This species was reported from Saudi Arabia in the Middle East ( Negm et al. 2012a). It is otherwise known from Brazil, Galapagos, Hawaii, Jamaica, Mexico, Taiwan and USA ( Moraes et al. 2004).