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New Zealand: described from Auckland region, widely distributed (Collyer, 1964; 1982); Australia: NSW, Queensland (Schicha, 1987) .


Collyer (1982) reported that N. dachanti was very common in New Zealand, and was found throughout the country on a variety of native trees and shrubs, occasionally on ferns and herbs. She noted that N. dachanti is usually associated with native vegetation and is not typically found on introduced plants. Schicha (1980; 1987) collected N. dachanti from Eucalyptus sp., and from unidentified native trees in Australia.


Collyer, E. (1964) The occurrence of some mites of the Family Phytoseiidae in New Zealand, and descriptions of seven new species. Acarologia 6: 632-646.

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.

Schicha, E. (1980) Two new species of phytoseiid mites from Australia and redescription of six from New Zealand and Japan. General and Applied Entomology 12: 16-31.

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

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