Selected features of Neoseiulella eiko, from Walter (1997).

Belongs within: Phytoseioidea.

Neoseiulella is a genus of phytoseiid mites in which dorsal shield setae S4 and Z1 and ventral seta JV4 are all present (Walter 1997).

<==Neoseiulella Muma 1961H98 [incl. Typhloctonus Muma 1961W97, ET79]
    |  i. s.: N. arinoi Moraza, Peña-Estévez & Ferragut 2005F05
    |         N. elaeocarpi (Schicha 1993) [=Typhlodromus elaeocarpi]H98
    |         N. longiseta Moraza, Peña-Estévez & Ferragut 2005F05
    |--N. cottieri groupW97
    |    |--N. coreen Walter 1997W97
    |    |--N. corrugata (Schicha 1983)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus corrugatusH98]
    |    |--N. cottieri (Collyer 1964) [=Typhlodromus cottieri, Typhloctonus cottieri]H98
    |    |--N. dachanti (Collyer 1964)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus dachantiH98]
    |    |--N. eiko Walter 1997W97
    |    |--N. manukae (Collyer 1964)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus manukaeH98; incl. T. glenfieldensis Schicha 1980H98]
    |    |--N. nesbitti (Womersley 1954)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus nesbittiH98]
    |    `--N. novaezealandiae (Collyer 1964)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus novaezealandiaeH98]
    `--N. tiliarum groupW97
         |--N. armidalensis (Schicha & Elshafie 1980)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus armidalensisH98]
         |--N. elisae (Schicha & McMurtry 1986)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus elisaeH98]
         |--N. steeli (Schicha & McMurtry 1986)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus steeliH98]
         |--N. steveni (Schicha 1987)W97, H98 [=Typhlodromus steveniH98]
         `--N. tiliarumW97 [=Seiulus tiliarumC91, Typhloctona tiliarumW97]

*Type species of generic name indicated


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[ET79] Evans, G. O., & W. M. Till. 1979. Mesostigmatic mites of Britain and Ireland (Chelicerata: Acari-Parasitiformes). An introduction to their external morphology and classification. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 35: 139–270.

[F05] Fernández, J. 2005. Noticia de nuevos táxones para la ciencia en el ámbito Íbero-Balear y Macaronésico. Nuevos táxones animales descritos en la península Ibérica y Macaronesia desde 1994 (IX). Graellsia 61 (2): 261–282.

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

[W97] Walter, D. E. 1997. Notes on Australian Typhlodrominae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae), with descriptions of two new species of Neoseiulella Muma from tropical rainforests in far northern Queensland. Australian Journal of Entomology 36: 333–338.

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