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Australia: ACT, NSW, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia (Schicha, 1984; 1987; Walter and Beard, 1997); New Zealand (Walter and Beard, 1997).


On a wide range of vegetation; in Australia in temperate forests, especially rainforests, from southern Queensland to Tasmania (Schicha, 1984; 1987; Walter and Beard, 1997); in New Zealand on kowhai, Mt. Albert, Auckland (Walter and Beard, 1997).


Schicha, E. (1984) Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Phytoseius Ribaga in Australia, the South Pacific and Indian Ocean regions with four new species and records of known species (Acarina: Phytoseiidae). International Journal of Acarology 10: 117-128.

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

Walter, D.E., and Beard, J.J. (1997) A Review of the Australian Phytoseiinae (Acari: Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 823-860.

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