First report of the phytoseiid mite Neoparaphytoseius charapa Jiménez, McMurtry & Moraes, 2014 (Acari: Phytoseiidae) to Brazil, with notes on the occurrence of the genus




Amazon Forest, diversity, Mesostigmata, Parasitiformes, predatory


Phytoseiid mites collected on Inga edulis L. (Leguminosae) in three localities in the Amazonas State, Brazil, were identified as Neoparaphytoseius charapa Jiménez, McMurtry & Moraes, 2014. This is the first report of this species in Brazil. Notes on geographic occurrence and association of Neoparaphytoseius Chant & McMurtry, 2003 species with host plants are presented.


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Souza, R. B., Duque, M. P., Amorim, S. A., Cavalcante, A. C. C., Guesdon, I. R., & Demite, P. R. (2021). First report of the phytoseiid mite Neoparaphytoseius charapa Jiménez, McMurtry & Moraes, 2014 (Acari: Phytoseiidae) to Brazil, with notes on the occurrence of the genus. Entomological Communications, 3, ec03052.



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