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Australia: Tasmania; Pacific: New Caledonia; New Zealand: Auckland, Nelson, Canterbury, Lake Rotorua, Lake Waikaremoana (Collyer, 1982; Schicha, 1987; Moraes et al., 2004).


Schicha (1987) found M. christinae on blackberry; in New Zealand Collyer (1982) reports M. christinae on several species of native vegetation and Rubus sp.


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.

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

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