Silvaseius barretoae (Yoshida-Shaul & Chant, 1991)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Cydnodromella barretoae (YoshidaShaul & Chant, 1991)


Transferred to the genus Silvaseius by (Chant & McMurtry, 1994).


Conservation Status




Argentina & Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Yoshida-Shaul, E. and Chant, D. A. (1991). Five new species of Phytoseiidae from Central and South America (Acari: Gamasina). International Journal of Acarology, USA 17(2): 93-102.


Other references:

Chant, D. A. and McMurtry, J. A. (1994). A review of the subfamilies Phytoseiinae and Typhlodrominae (Acari: Phytoseiidae). International Journal of Acarology 20(4): 223-310.

Demite, Peterson R., Feres, R. J. F., Guanilo, A. D. and Moraes, G. J. (2008) Rediscovery and redescription of Silvaseius barretoae (Yoshida-Shaul and Chant) (Acari: Phytoseiidae). International Journal of Acarology 34(3): 273-276.

Demite, Peterson R., Lofego, Antonio C., Feres and Reinaldo J. F. (2011). Phytoseiidae (Acari) in forest fragments in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Zootaxa 3086: 31-56. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.205371


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