Two New Species of the Genus Neoseiulus (Parasitiformes, Phytoseiidae) with Redescriptions of N. bicaudus and N. micmac Based on Holotypes

Kolodochka, L. A.



Phytoseiid mites of the genus Neoseiulus (Parasitiformes, Phytoseiidae), N. brachychaetus Kolodochka, sp. n. and N. akimovi Kolodochka, sp. n. from Georgia and Russia are described. Re-examination of the holotypes of N. bicaudus (Wainstein, 1962) and N. micmac (Chant & Hansell, 1971) revealed new characters for differentiation between similar species were found and proposed. The name N. micmac (Chant & Hansell, 1971) restored from synonymy here. A key to species similar to Neoseoiulus bicaudus is given.