Leonila Corpuz-Raros

Leonila Corpuz-Raros
University of the Philippines Los Baños | UPLB · Faculty of Crop Protection and Museum of Natural History

Doctor of Philosophy

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January 2006 - August 2016
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Position
  • Professor Emeritus
Description
  • Taxonomy of various groups of mites especially oribatids and predatory Phytoseiidae, Cunaxidae and Cheyletidae
January 2006 - August 2016
University of the Philippines Los Banos mainly with 10 years served at the Visayas State College of Agriculture in Leyte
Position
  • Instructor
Description
  • Continue research on soil mites especially oribatids and cunaxids; serve as Curator in the UPLB Museum of Natural History; and respond to requests for identification of groups of plant and soil mites for which I have some background taxonomy
January 2006 - February 2017
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Position
  • Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus
Education
July 1964 -
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Field of study
  • Entomology

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Publications (158)
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One new species of Galumna (Neogalumna) (Oribatida, Galumnidae)-Galumna (Neogalumna) eusebioi sp. n.-is described from the Mount Guiting-guiting Natural Park, Sibuyan Island, Philippines. This species differs from all other known species of the subgenus in the presence of two (vs. one) pairs of notogastral porose areas Aa. lus included). Formulas f...
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The oribatid mite genus Karenella (Oribatida, Oppiidae) is recorded for the first time in the Philippines. One new species-K. (Karenella) romblonensis sp. nov.-is described from forest leaf litter and soil of Mount Guiting-guiting Natural Park, Sibuyan Island. Summarized generic/subgeneric traits and the identification key to known species of Karen...
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This paper presents a catalogue of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) recorded from Continental Southeast Asia (CSEA) covering a period of 55 years from 1965 to the first half of 2020. This subregion comprises countries that are located on the southeastern coast of the Asian continent, namely, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. For each...
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This paper presents a Catalogue of oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) recorded from the Malay Archipelago covering 113 years from 1905 to the end of 2018. The Malay Archipelago comprises countries located in the maritime area of Southeast Asia between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, viz., Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, East Timor and the Phi...
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A new species of cunaxid mite belonging to the subfamily Cunaxinae, Cunaxa minidis-condyla sp. nov., is described from the Philippines. This species is distinctive by the presence of a small disc-shaped apophysis dorsodistally on the palp telofemur, two spine-like setae on the palp genu, a long spine-like seta on the palp tibiotarsus, an ill-define...
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A new species of the genus Hardybodes (Oribatida, Carabodidae) is described from the nest of an unknown species of ants (Formicidae) in soil in Luzon Island, Philippines. Hardybodes minutus n. sp. differs from all species of the genus by the localization of notogastral setae (lm and h2 inserted in the same longitudinal row dorsocentrally together w...
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Four new species of predatory mites belonging to the subfamily Coleoscirinae (family Cunaxidae) are described from the Philippines, namely, Neobonzia ermilovi n. sp., Neoscirula klompeni n. sp., N. lagunaensis n. sp. and N. lambatina n. sp. Keys based on females are provided for four species of Neobonzia, and 11 species of Neoscirula that are curre...
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Two new species of the oribatid mite genus Galumnella (Oribatida, Galumnellidae) are described from the Philippines. Galumnella processa sp. n. differs from G. junichiaokii Ermilov, Corpuz-Raros et Shimano, 2014 in a triangular process on the anterior margin of the ventral plate and in smooth bothridial setae. Galumnella quezonensis sp. n. differs...
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A new species Neoribates isabelaensis sp. nov. showing an interesting sexual dimorphism is described from bamboo litter on Luzon Island in the Philippines. This species is unique among other species of Neoribates in the structure of the posterior part of notogaster in males, which has a large round concavity bearing a pair of large sacculi S 3. The...
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The present study is based on oribatid mite materials (Acari, Oribatida) collected from Luzon, Cebu and Siargao Islands of the Philippines in 2016. A list of identified taxa, including 137 species from 88 genera and 43 families, is presented; of these, eight species (Malaconothrus macrofoveolatus, Hermanniella granulata, Eremobelba breviseta, Pulch...
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Two new species of oribatid mites from the genus Galumnella (Oribatida, Galumnellidae) are described from the Philippines. Galumnella processa sp. n. differs from G. junichiaokii Ermilov, Corpuz-Raros et Shimano 2014 by the triangular ledge on the anterior margin of the ventral plate and the smooth bothridial setae. Galumnella quezonensis sp. n. di...
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Two new species of oribatid mites of the superfamily Trizetoidea (Acari, Oribatida) are described from the Philippines. Eurhynchoribates (Eurhynchoribates) nuevavizcayaensis sp. nov. (Rhynchoribatidae) is similar to E. (E.) pocsi (Mahunka, 1986) in having the interlamellar setae the longest of the setae on the prodorsum, setiform, thickened; mostly...
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The oribatid mite genus Sacculogalumna (Oribatida: Galumnidae) is recorded in the Philippines for the first time. A new species, S. samarensis n. sp., is described from secondary forest litter in the Western and Eastern Samar Provinces in Samar Island. It differs from S. saccularis and S. suiyangensis in having pointed rostrum, setiform bothridial...
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Two new species of oribatid mites of the superfamily Ameroidea (Acari, Oribatida) are described from the Philippines. Heterobelba quezonica sp. nov. (Heterobelbidae) is most similar to H. stellifera stellifera Okayama, 1980 and H. stellifera formosana Aoki, 1990, but differs by the pointed median tooth of the rostrum and exuvial setae Elp, Elm, Ep2...
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The oribatid mite genus Sadocepheus Aoki, 1965 is recorded for the first time from the Philippines; one new species is described from the leaf litter of secondary forest in Mindanao Island. Sadocepheus donvictorianoensis Ermilov & Corpuz-Raros sp. nov. differs from the most similar species, S. elevatus Mahunka, 1987 by the larger body size, long me...
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A list of identified oribatid mite taxa (Acari, Oribatida) from Capual, Luzon,Mindanao, Polillo, Samal and Samar Islands of the Philippines, including 54 species from 46 genera and 26 families, is presented; of these, 19 species, four genera and one family are recorded in this country for the first time. A new generic diagnosis for Drymobatoides (Moc...
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Twelve species of nine genera of the family Oppiidae are recorded in the Philippines. One subspecies (Arcoppia bidentata bidentata), six species (Arcoppia robusta, A. waterhousei, Discoppia (Discoppia) limae, Heteroppia orthodactyla, Karenella (Karenella) acuta and Lasiobelba (Lasiobelba) vietnamica) and three genera (Discoppia, Heteroppia and Kare...
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The oribatid mite genus Eurhynchoribates (Oribatida, Rhynchoribatidae) is recorded in the Philippines for the first time. Two new species are described from litter and soil of secondary forests. Eurhynchoribates samarensis sp. nov. differs from all species of the genus by the presence of 14 pairs of notogastral setae, and is designated as type spec...
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Some of the most destructive pests in citrus orchards are spider mites. Monitoring prior applied pest control is a standard procedure for integrated pest management (IPM). The study aimed to survey and determine the distribution, abundance, and diversity of phytophagous, predatory, and detritivorous mites at different stages of development of arbor...
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The oribatidmite genusMicrozetes (Oribatida,Microzetidae) is recorded for the first time in the Philippines; one new species is described herein from secondary forest litter in Samar Island. Microzetes (Microzetes) samarensis n. sp. differs from other species of the subgenus by the insertions of notogastral setae c and la (close to each other vs. di...
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A checklist of 196 acarine species recorded from the Philippines from 2006-2015 is presented, including some species that were missed in a checklist published earlier, covering 1844-2005. These belong to 98 genera and 50 families, of which 55 genera and 15 families were reported as new to the Philippines during the former period. The number of adde...
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We collected 19 species in eight genera of poronotic oribatid mites of the family Galumnidae from the Philippines. Five species, Galumna (Cosmogalumna) areticulata Ermilov, Sandmann, Klarner, Widyastuti & Scheu, 2015, G. (Neogalumna) tolstikovi Ermiov & Anichkin, 2014, Pergalumna (Pergalumna) crassipora Mahunka, 1995, P. (Pergalumna) margaritata Ma...
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Identification and rearing of the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) and its predatory phytoseiid mite, Paraphytoseius orientalis (Narayanan, Kaur & Ghai). National Crop Protection Center-Crop Protection Cluster, College of Agriculture, UPLB. ISBN 978-971-8778-95-1
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Nine species from six genera of the family Carabodidae are recorded in the Philippines. The species Diplobodes kanekoi, Gibbicepheus latohumeralis and Yoshiobodes (Y.) irmayi are recorded for the first time in the Philippine fauna, and Austrocarabodes bituberculatus, Gibbicepheus micheli and G. rugosus are recorded for the first time in the Orienta...
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A new species, Lancecheyla filipina (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Cheyletidae) from bat guano inside a cave in Bulacan Provine, Luzon Island, Philippines is described. This species differs from the generic type species L. whartoni Xia, Klompen and Childers, 2011, by the lanceolate caudal seta h2, which ike the humeral seta c2, is differentiated in sha...
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A new galumnid mite species, Notogalumna lagunaensis n. sp., is described from the Philippines and Vietnam. It is morphologically most similar to N. africana Mahunka, 1988, but differs from the latter by the smaller body size and location of lamellar setae between lamellar lines. Notogalumna is recorded from the Philippines for the first time. New...
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An annotated checklist of the Philippine oribatid mites collected mainly from Luzon and Mindanao Islands in 2014 is provided; it includes 15 species, 13 genera and 8 families. The genera Allogalumna and Hydrozetes are recorded for the first time in the Philippines. Three species (Eremobelba okinawa, Allogalumna dilatata, Pergalumna bimaculata) are...
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Two new species of the family Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida) are described from the Philippines. Mirogalumna leytensis sp. nov. differs from the type species, M. xena Mahunka, 1993, by the body size, morphology of rostrum, bothridial setae and notogastral porose areas, absence of anterior notogastral margin and number of leg claws. Pergalumna panaye...
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The oribatid mite family Malaconothridae (Acari, Oribatida) is recorded from the Philippines for the first time. A new species of the genus Malaconothrus, M. agusanensis Ermilov et Corpuz-Raros sp. n., is described and illustrated on the basis of adult specimens collected in litter of mixed swamp forest from the Agusan Marsh in Mindanao Island. The...
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A survey of arboreal mites associated with outbreak populations of coconut scale insect (CSI), Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) on coconut in CALABARZON, Philippines was conducted from April to August 2014. Ten species were new records on coconut. Of the newly recorded species, six are predators dominated by the family Phytoseiidae...
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Zootaxa 3956 (2): 224–238 www.mapress.com/zootaxa/ Article http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3956.2.4 http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org: A new subgenus and two new species of oribatid mites of the genus Neoribates (Acari, Oribatida, Parakalummidae) from the Philippines Abstract The oribatid mite family Parakalummidae (Oribatida, Oripodoidea)...
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Three new species of oribatid mites of the family Galumnidae (Acari, Oribatida), Galumna (Cosmogalumna) vladopesici sp. nov., Carinogalumna philippinensis sp. nov. and Setogalumna luzonica sp. nov., are described from the Philippines. Galumna (Cosmogalumna) vladopesici sp. nov. is most similar morphologically to G. (C.) dongnaiensis Ermilov & Anich...
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Published records of Acari inhabiting caves, including those associated with ave-dwelling bats and swiftlets are compiled in a checklist. The list includes 120 species of mites distributed in five major groups as follows: Order Ixodida 3; Order Mesostigmata-Suborder Monogynaspida 11; Order Trombidiformes-Suborder Prostigmata 17; Order Sarcoptiforme...
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The oribatid mite family Malaconothridae (Acari, Oribatida) is recorded from the Philippines for the first time. A new species of the genus Malaconothrus, M. agusanensis Ermilov et Corpuz-Raros sp. n., is described and illustrated on the basis of adult specimens collected in litter of mixed swamp forest from the Agusan Marsh in Mindanao Island. The...
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Oribatid mites (Acari, Oribatida) of the family Galumnellidae are recorded from the Philippines for the first time, represented by Porogalumnella reducta Mahunka, 1995 (previously known from only Borneo) and a new species of Galumnella. Galumnella junichiaokii sp. n., is described and illustrated on the basis of adult specimens. This species is mor...
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Five species of the subgenus Galumna (Galumna) (Acari, Oribatida, Galumnidae) are registered in the Philippine oribatid mite fauna. A new species, Galumna (Galumna) makilingensis sp. n., is described; it is most similar morphologically to Galumna (Galumna) tokyoensis Aoki, 1966, but differs from the latter by the morphology of porose areas Aa and A...
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Six species of oribatid soil mites belonging to the subgenus Protoribates (Trianguis) Kulijev (Protoribatidae) are described from the Philippines, including four new species and two new records. The new species are Protoribates (T.) cuyi, P. (T.) gruezoi, P. (T.) paramaigsius, and P. (T.) varisculptus. On the other hand, P. (T.) bipilus (Hammer) or...
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Four new species of oribatid soil mites belonging to the subgenus Protoribates (Trianguis) Kulijev (Protoribatidae), are described mainly from Mt. Makiling, Laguna Province, Philippines, namely: P. (T.) genitalis, P. (T.) magniporosus, P. (T.) putinglupaensis, and P. (T.) vulgaris. Protoribates (T.) bisculpturatus (Mahunka), originally described fr...
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A partial list of the soil-inhabiting mite fauna is provided for the Quezon National Park in Atimonan, and nearby areas in Pagbilao, Quezon Province, within the ierra Madre Mountains. The list is based mainly on ecological samplings in 2007-2008 but also includes published records of species collected since the late 1970s. The fauna of the two site...
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Twenty-one species of macrochelid mites belonging to the genera Glyptholaspis, Holostaspella, and Macrocheles, were collected in the Philippines. Of these, 3 species were described as new to science, and 9 species were recorded from the Philippines for the first time. In total 23 species are known from the Philippines to date, including Holostaspel...
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Five new species of oribatid mites are described as new to science: Phyllhermannia pinicola Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo (Hermanniidae), Ceratoppia filipina Corpuz-Raros & Garcia (Peloppiidae), Basiceremaeus igorotus Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo (Otocepheidae) and Nesopelops philippinensis Corpuz-Raros & Garcia (Phenopelopidae), all from La Trinidad, Benguet, Lu...
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Philippine oribatid mites belonging to the family Oripodidae were studied taxonomically, including five species: Campbellobates philippinensis Corpuz-Raros 1979; Monstroripoda tubulifera Mahunka 2008, new species record; Oripoda josephineae Corpuz-Raros, new species; O. philippinensis Corpuz-Raros, new species; and Truncopes makilingensis Corpuz-Ra...
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Eight new species of Dolicheremaeus are described from central and southern Philippines as follows: D. cebuensis from Cebu Is.; D. mambusaoensis from Panay Is.; D. gruèzoi, D. mindanoensis, D. oroquietaensis and D. upicentenarius from Mt. Malindang Range, northwestern Mindanao Is.; and D. alviolai and D. batarazaensis from Palawan Is. The island di...
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Five species of Epilohmanniidae are reported from the Philippines, as follows: Epilohmannia luzonica Corpuz-Raros n. sp., Epilohmannia pallida pacifica Aoki, Ephilohmannoides rabori (Corpuz-Raros), Epilohmannoides samarensis Corpuz-Raros n. sp. and Epilohmannoides sexparus Corpuz-Raros n. sp. E. rabori is redescribed and a key to known world specie...
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Three species, Acrotocepheus paraduplicornutus and Dolicheremaeus spatulatus (Otocepheidae) and Suctoribates palawanensis (Rhynchoribatidae) are described as new to science while Phyllhermannia kanoi (Aoki) (Hermanniidae) and Archegotocepheus singularis Mahunka are recorded for the first time, in the Philippines. Eighteen other species recorded or...
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Octodurozetes Mahunka 1993 is reviewed as a valid genus of the oribatid family Xylobatidae. Octodurozetes epimeralis n. sp. is described as new to science and O. pseudovermiseta (Corpuz-Raros 1979) is redescribed as a new combination from Pilobatella Balogh and Mahunka (Haplozetidae). A key to known Octodurozetes species is provided. A related genu...
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Additional contributions are made to the taxonomy of Philippine oribatids including the descriptions of three new species of Phyllhermannia (Heranniidae), namely, P. benguetana, P. maganda, and P. polilloensis. Four species are also recorded for the first time in the country, viz, Cerostocepehus trisetosus Balogh (Otocepheidae and Nasozetes sumatre...
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Three new species of Phyllhermannia are described from the Philippines, viz., P curvata Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo n. sp., P filipina Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo n. sp. (= P. kanoi, non Aoki 1959) and P leytensis Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo n. sp. Comparisons of notogastral chaetotaxy among Philippine and extra-Philippine species show two patterns based mainly on d...
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Philippine species of the genus Phyllhermannia Berlese 1916 are taxonomically treated, including six new species, as follows: P. ababa Corpuz-Raros, P canlaonensis Corpuz-Raros, P. longipediseta Corpuz-Raros, P. malindangensis Corpuz-Raros, P. samarensis Corpuz-Raros and P. vermicula Corpuz-Raros. All species are described and illustrated and a key...
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Three species of Phytoseiidae (Gamasida) and 15 species of Oribatida belonging to 9 families are added to the list of soil-inhabiting mites known from Polillo Island, Philippines. The oribatids include two new species, Meristacarus gapudi (Lohmannidae) and Sulcoribula filipina (Astegestidae) which are described as new to science.The latter is the s...
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The genus Basiceremaeus Corpuz-Raros 1979 is revised and redescribed; including B. upelbensis Corpuz-Raros, the type species; B. babalus Corpuz-Raros 1979; B. makilingensis Corpuz-Raros 1979; B. rosaeus (Corpuz-Raros 2004), a new combination from Leptocepheus and B. bangladeshensis Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo, new species. The first four species, all fro...
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Phytophagous mites, namely, two spotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae Koch and broad mite Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks), infest Jatropha curcas L. The former causes yellowing of leaves and premature leaf fall of infested plants while the latter causes distortion and “mosaic” symptom on young leaves. Two predatory phytoseiid mites, Neoseiulus...
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Seven new species of soil mites belonging to the genus Dolicheremaeus (Otocepheidae) are described from the Samar Island Natural Park, namely: D. genitalis,D. luzonicellus, D. malakius, D. niedbalai, D. rimandoi, D. subiasi an D. waray. Four species previously described from other islands of the Philippines are also recorded in Samar.
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Additional taxonomic data on Philippine predatory mites belonging to the cunaxid subfamily Cunaxinae are presented, including descriptions of four new species, namely, Armascirus apoensis Corpuz-Raros, Dactyloscirus bifidus Corpuz-Raros, D. discocondylus Corpuz-Raros and D. trifidus Corpuz-Raros. Neobonzia clavata is also described as new, the seco...
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The genus Otopentacepheus is described as new to science, with O. heterosetus n. sp. as type species. Six other new species belonging to the genera Acrotocepheus, Cerostocepheus, Papuacepheus and Philippotocepheus are described, and A. diehli Mahunka is reported for the first time in the Philippines. Keys are provided to the known genera of Otoceph...
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Additional data are presented on the taxonomy of Philippine predatory mites of the family Cunaxidae, including descriptions of eight new species: 2 of Neoscirula (N. laboensis Corpuz-Raros and N. taclobanensis Corpuz-Raros) in the subfamily Bonziinae and 1 Cunaxoides (C. philippinensis Corpuz-Raros), 1 Neocunaxoides (N. biramus Corpuz-Raros) and 4...
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Two new species of predatory mites belonging to the family Cunaxidae (Acari) are described from Java, Indonesia, namely: Armascirus javanus Corpuz-Raos & Gruezo and Neocunaxoides ornatus Corpuz-Raros & Gruezo.
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Twenty-five species of mites including 6 phytophages, 14 predators and 5 detritivores associated with cassava are listed from the Philippines, especially in some towns of Isabela Province, Luzon Is., where commercial plantations were recently established. Five phytophagous, 5 predatory and 5 detritivorous sppecies were collected from the province,...
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Twenty four species of ptyctimous mites, mainly from Samar Island National Park are described on the background of the topography and vegetation at the collection sites. Descriptions of five new species are given: Oribotritia dipterocarpensis, O. lepteces, Phthiracarus mindanaoensis, Notophthiracarus aethes, and N. samarensis. All known 37 species...
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The biology of the predatory mite, Neoseiulus calorai (Corpuz & Rimando), was studied under laboratory conditions at 27-29 C inside Munger cells where they were reared individually, using the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, as prey and soy bean as host plant for the prey. The predatory mite undergoes the egg, larval, protonymphal...
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Two species of predatory phytoselld mites, Indoseiulus liturivorus (Ehara) and Proprioselopsis elongatus (Garman), are first recorded as naturally existing members of the Philippine fauna. The presence of a commercially available and exotic predator, Phytoseiulus persimilis Athlas-Henriot, Is also documented under confined rearing conditions In La...
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A checklist and bibliography of the recorded acarine fauna from the Philippines are presented, covering the period 1844-2005. The list includes a total of 1,210 species classified under 498 genera, 159 families, 62 superfamilies and 5 suborders of the subclass Acari. Island distribution is compiled for each species, with Luzon, the biggest and best...
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To evaluate the possibility of using a cheap prey alternative for mass rearing Amblyseius longispinosus (Evans), the survival, consumption and reproduction on eggs of different animal prey were evaluated singly or in combination with castor pollen as food supplement. The predator failed to develop and reproduce normally when fed with factitious pre...
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New host records for 21 phytophagous and 77 predatory mites in 4 families of the suborder Gamasida and 9 families of the suborder Actinedida are reported in the Philippines. The phytophages all belong to the superfamily Tetranychoidea, while the predators are predominantly members of the gamasid family Phytoseiidae and the actinedid families Cunaxi...
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New habitat records for 62 mite species are reported from the Philippines. Six of these belong to the suborder Acaridida, and the rest to the Oribatida. New habitats for these mites include both leaves of plants and organic debris derived from 93 species and cultivars of ornamental plant. One acaridid, Rhizoglyphus callae Oudemans and four oribatid...
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A preliminary list of 128 species in 93 genera, 40 families and 4 suborders of soil-inhabiting mites is presented based on a partial study of available collections taken from the Samar Island Natural Park in 2002-2003. Of these, 102 blong to 32 families of the suborder Oribatida, the most dominant group of soil microarthropods. Thirteen species of...
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Some of the most destructive pests in citrus orchards are spider mites. Monitoring prior applied pest control is a standard procedure for integrated pest management (IPM). The study aimed to survey and determine the distribution, abundance, and diversity of phytophagous, predatory, and detritivorous mites at different stages of development of arbor...
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Six species of plant inhabiting actinedid mites are reported as first records for the Philippines, namely: Bdella tropica Atyeo (Bdellidae), Walzia antiguensis (Stoll) (Anystidae), Oudemansicheyla denmarki (Yunker) (Cheyletidae), Eutetranychus africanus (Tucker) (Tetranychidae), Steneotarsonemus ananas (Tryon) and Tarsonemus setifer Ewing (Tarsonem...