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30 August 2019 A new species of Phytoscutus Muma (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae) from Amazonas state, Brazil, with redefinition of the sexpilis species group Chant & McMurtry and a key to the world species of the genus
Peterson R. Demite, Wilton P. Da Cruz, Ana Cristina C. Cavalcante
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Abstract

A new species, Phytoscutus moraesi n. sp., is described based on specimens collected on Arecaceae plants, in Amazonas state, Brazil. Phytoscutus moraesi n. sp. is included in the sexpilis species group Chant & McMurtry, which is herein redefined to accommodate this new species. A key is provided for the world species of Phytoscutus.

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Peterson R. Demite, Wilton P. Da Cruz, and Ana Cristina C. Cavalcante "A new species of Phytoscutus Muma (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae) from Amazonas state, Brazil, with redefinition of the sexpilis species group Chant & McMurtry and a key to the world species of the genus," Systematic and Applied Acarology 24(8), 1533-1540, (30 August 2019). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.24.8.13
Received: 4 May 2019; Accepted: 19 July 2019; Published: 30 August 2019
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