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The diversity of phytoseiid mite communities in the Maghreb comparisons with the fauna of one of the Canary Islands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17985575     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Phytoseiid mite diversity was surveyed on wild and cultivated plants in Morocco and Tunisia from 1994 to 2003. Results were associated with those obtained in previous surveys conducted by other authors in Algeria and in one of the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria). They showed, 21 species are known from Tunisia (1 was known before), 53 from Algeria, 41 from Morocco (15 were known before) and 23 from the Canary Island. Eight were known from all these islands before the data published in 2003 concerning only Gran Canaria, which represent a very small area compared to the three large countries, above all to Algeria. Ten species were common to all the four countries, 4 to Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, 1 to Algeria and Tunisia. One species was in Tunisia and Morocco, suggesting that this species might also be present in Algeria, 1 was present in Morocco, Algeria and in the Canary Island. Nine species were found in Algeria and Morocco and one species in Algeria and the Canary Island. The authors detected a new genus and a new species in Tunisia, 8 new species in Morocco, and published data mentioned 6 new species in the Canary Island. The considerations on biogeography were also given.
Kreiter Serge; Tixier Marie-Stephane; Allam Latifa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1110-0583     ISO Abbreviation:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-07     Completed Date:  2007-12-18     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102141     Medline TA:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique/ Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Unite d'Ecologie animale et de Zoologie agricole, Laboratoire d'Acarologie, 2 place Pierre Viala, 34060 Montpellier 01, France.
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MeSH Terms
Mites / classification*,  growth & development
Plant Diseases / parasitology*
Species Specificity

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