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New Zealand: throughout South Island, North Island as far north as Mt. Egmont and Ruahine Range (Collyer, 1982).


Described from leaves of Olearia colensoi, but also collected from a large variety of native trees and shrubs (Collyer, 1982). Most of the collection records are from the South Island, and from the altitudes of about 1000m (Collyer, 1982).


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.

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