Euseius gallicus Kreiter and Tixier (Acari: Phytoseiidae) is present in four more countries in Europe: Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Turkey
2014 - Volume: 54 Issue: 3 pages: 245-248DOI: 10.1051/acarologia/20142132
Keywordsnew record distribution plants morphometry predatory mites
Euseius gallicus is reported from four additional European countries: Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Turkey. It is recorded from 4 plant species belonging to 4 families (Convolvulaceae, Malvaceae, Rosaceae and Solanaceae). Measurements based on collected adult females are provided. Finally, comparisons and further observations of type specimens have shown some mistakes on leg chaetotaxy to the original description. The corrected chaetotactic formula is therefore provided.
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