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North America: British Columbia; South America: Argentina, Chile; Caribbean: Cuba, Haiti (Moraes et al., 2004). New Zealand: Wellington, Nelson, Timaru, West Coast, Hawke's Bay (Collyer, 1982; Zhang, 2001).


In New Zealand on a wide range of native vegetation, only occasionally on exotic plants (Collyer, 1982).


Chant, D.A. (1959) Phytoseiid mites (Acarina: Phytoseiidae). Part 1. Bionomics of seven species in southeastern England. Part. A taxonomic review of the family Phytoseiidae, with description of thirty-eight new species. The Canadian Entomologist, Canada, Supplement 12, 166 p.

Collyer, E. (1982) The Phytoseiidae of New Zealand (Acarina). 1. The genera Typhlodromus and Amblyseius - keys and new species. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 9: 185-206.

Moraes, G.J. de, McMurtry, J.A., Denmark, H.A., and Campos, C.B. (2004) A revised catalog of the mite family Phytoseiidae. Zootaxa 434: 1-494.

Zhang, Z.Q. (2001) New observations on Amblyseius perlongisetus (Acari: Phytoseiidae) inhabiting chilli leaves in New Zealand. Systematic and Applied Acarology Special Publications 7: 15-20.

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