Journal:

2017. 25 (1)

Publicatione: 
DESCRIPTION OF IMMATURE STAGES AND REDESCRIPTION OF ADULTS OF KUZINELLUS KUZINI (WAINSTEIN) FROM WESTERN IRAN 



About authors:

Ahmad–Hosseini M., Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Bu–Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran
Khanjani M., Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

Karamian R., Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Bu–Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

Annotation:

This paper reports the description of immature stages (larva, protonymph and deutonymph) as well as redescription of the adults, female and male, of Kuzinellus kuzini (Wainstein, 1962), collected from a walnut infested by the leaf gall mite, Aceria tristriatus (Nalepa), in the Hamedan and Lorestan Provinces, Iran. Furthermore, a key and table to the characteristics of all mobile stages are provided.  

DOI: 10.21684/0132-8077-2017-25-1-75-86

Bibliography:

Berlese, A. 1916. Centuria prima di Acari nuovi. Redia, 12:19–66.
Chant, D.A. and McMurtry J.A. 1994. A review of the subfamilies Phytoseiinae and Typhlodrominae (Acari: Phytoseiidae). International Journal of Acarology, 20 (4): 223–310.
Chant D.A. and McMurtry J.A. 2007. Illustrated keys and diagnoses for the genera and subgenera of the Phytoseiidae of the world (Acarina: Mesostigmata). Indira Publishing House, West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA, 220 pp.
Chant D.A. and Yoshida–Shaul E. 1991. Adult ventral setal patterns in the family Phytoseiidae (Acari: Gamasina). International Journal of Acarology, 17 (3): 187–199.
Chant, D.A. and Yoshida–Shaul, E. 1992. Adult idiosomal setal patterns in the family Phytoseiidae (Acari: Gamasina). International Journal of Acarology, 18 (3): 177–193.
Gerson, U., Smiley, R.L. and Ochoa, R. 2003. Mites (Acari) for Pest Control. Blackwell Science, Oxford, 539 pp.
Gupta, S.K. 2003. A Monograph on Plant Inhabiting Predatory Mites of India. Part II: Order: Mesostigmata. Mem. Geological Survey of India, 20: 1–185.
Khanjani M. and Ueckermann E.A. 2007. Natural enemies of the walnut pest Aceria tristriatus (Nal.) (Acari: Eriophyidae) in western Iran. Proceeding of the International Congress of Acarology, pp. 77–79.
Moraes G.J. de, Zannou I.D., Ueckermann E.A., Oliveira A.R., Hanna, R. and Yaninek J.S. 2008. Phytoseiid mites of the tribe Paraseiulini Wainstein (Acari: Phytoseiidae) from sub-Saharan Africa. Zootaxa, 1687: 1–34.
Rowell H.J., Chant D.A. and Hansell R.I.C. 1978. The determination of setal homologies and setal patterns on the dorsal shield in the family Phytoseiidae (Acarina: Mesostigmata). The Canadian Entomologist, 110: 859–876.
Sabelis, M.W. 1992. Arthropod predators. In: Crawley, M.J., (Ed.). Natural Enemies—The Population Biology of Predators, Parasites and Diseases. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp. 225–264.
Sabelis, M.W. 1996. Phytoseiidae. In: Lindquist, E.E., Sabelis, M.W. and Bruin, J. (Eds.), World Crop Pests: Eriophyoid Mites—Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. Elsevier, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, vol. 6, pp. 427–456.
Wainstein, B.A. 1962. Révision du genre Typhlodromus Scheuten, 1857 et systématique de la famille des Phytoseiidae (Berlese 1916) (Acarina: Parasitiformes). Acarologia, 4: 5–30. 
Wainstein, B.A. 1976. A new tribe of the family Phytoseiidae (Parasitiformes) [in Russian]. Zoologicheskiy Zhurnal, 55, 696–700.
Zhang, Z.-Q. 2003. Mites of Greenhouses: Identification, Biology and Control. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, 240 pp.