Ameroseius longitarsis Elsen, 1973,

Masan, Peter, 2017, A revision of the family Ameroseiidae (Acari, Mesostigmata), with some data on Slovak fauna, ZooKeys 704, pp. 1-228: 1

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.704.13304

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:111A101E-7405-4C40-8F51-693957A64D97

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ameroseius longitarsis Elsen, 1973
status

 

Ameroseius longitarsis Elsen, 1973 

Ameroseius longitarsis  Elsen, 1973: 743.

Ameroseius longitarsis  . - Narita et al. 2015: 396.

Type depository.

Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren Belgium.

Type locality and habitat.

Democratic Republic of Congo (as Zaire), Ganda Sundi, Mayumbe, on fungus weevil, Mecocerus rhombeus  ( Coleoptera  , Anthribidae  ).

Comparative material.

Democratic Republic of Congo: 1 ♀ ( MRAC: 142498, holotype) - 11. 2. 1970, Ganda Sundi, Mecocerus rhombeus  , leg. P. Elsen.

Remarks.

Given that the characteristics of the type specimen of Ameroseius longitarsis  are within the range of variability found in Ameroseius benoiti  Elsen, 1973, I suspect A. longitarsis  to be a synonym of A. benoiti  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Ameroseiidae

Genus

Ameroseius

Loc

Ameroseius longitarsis Elsen, 1973

Masan, Peter 2017
2017
Loc

Ameroseius longitarsis

Berlese 1903
1903
Loc

Ameroseius longitarsis

Berlese 1903
1903