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Australia: Northern Territory, Queensland (see also Halliday, 1998); South America: Mexico; Indo-Pacific: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Cook Islands, Mauritius, Malaysia (Moraes et al., 2004). New Zealand: Auckland, Wellington, Nelson (Collyer, 1982).


Collyer (1982) reports E. ovalis on a range of NZ native vegetation, from Auckland to Nelson.


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.

Halliday, R.B. (1998) Mites of Australia: A Checklist and Bibliography. Monographs on Invertebrate Taxonomy, vol. 5. CSIRO Australia, 317 p.

Schicha, E. (1987) Phytoseiidae of Australia and Neighboring Areas. Indira Publishing House, Oak Park, Michigan, USA. 187 p.

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