Ameroseius gillardinae 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 gillardinae Elsen, 1973
status

 

Ameroseius gillardinae Elsen, 1973 

Ameroseius gillardinae  Elsen, 1973: 741.

Ameroseius gillardinae  . - 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), Luluabourg, on digger wasp, Sphex fumicatus  (as Sphex umbrosus metallicus  ) ( Hymenoptera  ).

Comparative material.

Democratic Republic of Congo: 4 ♀♀ ( MRAC: 142496, holotype; MRAC: 142508, 170343, paratypes) - 7-18. 3. 1935, Luluabourg, Sphex umbrosus var. metallicus  , leg. Gillardin.

Remarks.

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Ameroseiidae

Genus

Ameroseius

Loc

Ameroseius gillardinae Elsen, 1973

Masan, Peter 2017
2017
Loc

Ameroseius gillardinae

Berlese 1903
1903
Loc

Ameroseius gillardinae

Berlese 1903
1903