Species Complexes of Predatory Phytoseiid Mites (Parasitiformes, Phytoseiidae) in Green Urban Plantations of Umaní (Ukraine)

Grabovska, S. L., Kolodochka, L. A.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/vzoo-2014-0059


Structure of species complexes of predatory phytoseiid mites (Phytoseiidae) and their distribution were studied in plant associations of Umaní town (Cherkasy Region, Ukraine). Twelve species of seven genera of phytoseiid mites were revealed. It was observed centripetal reduction of the species diversity in the phytoseiid complexes from the outlying districts to the center of the town.