Hemicheyletia bakeri ( Ehara, 1962 )

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: 117

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1051/acarologia/20142118

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5477840

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5C2A407D-FFF5-476A-FF11-D891FEAD00AF

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Hemicheyletia bakeri ( Ehara, 1962 )
status

 

Hemicheyletia bakeri ( Ehara, 1962)  

Material examined — Five females, Dubai, 12 Jan. 2013, 25°06’ N, 55°09’ E, alt. 7 m, on C. arvensis   GoogleMaps   .

Remarks — This species was described from Rose mallow, Hibiscus rose-sinensis   ( Malvaceae   ) in a greenhouse in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan ( Ehara, 1962). It was found predating on citrus red mite, Panonychus citri (McGregor)   in Ehime prefecture of Japan ( Razaq et al., 2001). This is the first report of the family Cheyletidae   from the UAE.

Distribution — Australia ( Gerson, 1994), Israel ( Gerson, 1967), Pakistan ( Qayyum and Chaudhri, 1979), Philippines ( Corpuz-Raros, 1972) and USA ( Muma, 1964).