Typhlodromips

Typhlodromips montdorensis, from Biobest.

Belongs within: Phytoseioidea.

Typhlodromips is a genus of phytoseiid mites characterised by a waist on the dorsal shield at the level of seta R1, with this seta not being inserted on the dorsal shield in females.

<==Typhlodromips De Leon 1965 FH93
|–T. ablusus (Schuster & Pritchard 1963) [=Amblyseius ablusus] FH93
|–T. akilinik (Chant & Hansell 1971) [=Amblyseius akilinik] FH93
|–T. dentilis (De Leon 1960) [=Typhlodromus dentilis] FH93
|–T. digitulus (Denmark 1965) [=Amblyseius digitulus] FH93
|–T. driggeri (Specht 1968) [=Amblyseius driggeri] FH93
|–T. ihalmiut (Chant & Hansell 1971) [=Amblyseius ihalmiut] FH93
|–T. krantzi (Chant 1959) [=Typhlodromus krantzi; incl. Typhlodromus berlesei Chant 1957 non Oudemans 1938] FH93
|–T. montdorensis SG01
|–T. newsami MC97
|–T. sabali (De Leon 1959) [=Typhlodromus sabali] FH93
|–T. sessor (De Leon 1962) [=Amblyseius sessor] FH93
|–T. shi ZH07
|–T. simplicissimus (De Leon 1959) (see below for synonymy) FH93
|–T. tennesseensis (De Leon 1962) [=Amblyseius tennesseensis] FH93
|–T. tetranychivorus Z02
|–T. tobon (Chant & Hansell 1971) [=Amblyseius tobon] FH93
`–T. umsteadi Muma in Muma, Metz & Ferrier 1967 FH93

Nomen nudum: Typhlodromips cameroonensis Zundel, Hanna et al. 2007 ZH07

Typhlodromips simplicissimus (De Leon 1959) [=Typhlodromus (Typhlodromopsis) simplicissimus; incl. Typhlodromus deleoni Hirschmann 1962] FH93

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[FH93] Farrier, M. H., & M. K. Hennessey. 1993. Soil-inhabiting and free-living Mesostigmata (Acari-Parasitiformes) from North America: an annotated checklist with bibliography and index. North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, North Carolina State University, Technical Bulletin 302: i–xvi, 1–408.

[MC97] McMurtry, J. A., & B. A. Croft. 1997. Life-styles of phytoseiid mites and their roles in biological control. Annual Review of Entomology 42: 291–323.

[SG01] Steiner, M. Y., & S. Goodwin. 2001. Phytoseiids with potential for commercial exploitation in Australia. In: Halliday, R. B., D. E. Walter, H. C. Proctor, R. A. Norton & M. J. Colloff (eds) Acarology: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress pp. 476–483. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne.

[Z02] Zhang, Z.-Q. 2002. Taxonomy of Tetranychus ludeni (Acari: Tetranychidae) in New Zealand and its ecology on Sechium edule. New Zealand Entomologist 25: 27–34.

[ZH07] Zundel, C., R. Hanna, U. Scheidegger & P. Nagel. 2007. Living at the threshold: where does the Neotropical phytoseiid mite Typhlodromalus aripo survive the dry season? Experimental and Applied Acarology 41: 11–26.

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