Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Type: Article
Published: 2014-05-01
Page range: 441–452
Abstract views: 24
PDF downloaded: 1

A new species of predaceous mite of the genus Neoseiulus Hughes (Acari, Phytoseiidae), with redescriptions of N. magnanalis (Thor) and N. ellesmerei (Chant & Hansell), from Svalbard, High Arctic

Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Bogdan Khmelnitsky str. 15, 01601 Kiev–30, GSP, Ukraine
University of Life Sciences, Department of Forest Protection, Wojska Polskiego 71c, 60-625 Poznan, Poland.
Acari mites taxonomy new species Neoseiulus Edgeøya Spitsbergen


A new species of phytoseiid mite of the genus Neoseiulus (Acari, Phytoseiidae) found in Svalbard is described and illustrated. Redescriptions, drawings, measurements, and diagnosis of two related species, N. magnanalis (Thor) and N. ellesmerei (Chant & Hansell) are given. A neotype is designated for N. magnanalis.