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The feather mite family Alloptidae Gaud. 2. The Oxyalginae, new subfamily (Analgoidea)

Peterson, P.C. and Atyeo, W.T.

1971 - Volume: 13 Issue: 4 pages: 651-668


Acari Alloptidae Oxyalginae Alloptellus new subfamily new genus new species parasites


Oxyalginae, new subfamily of Alloptidae is established; included genera: Alloptellus Dubinin, I955; Alloptoides Gaud, 1961; Ceraturoptellus Cerny, 1969; Gaudium, new genus, type species: Proctophyllodes (Alloptes) abbreviatus Trouessart, r885; and Oxyalges Gaud and Mouchet, I959· Numerous species are redescribed and illustrated, including Alloptellus pacificus, n. sp., from Diomedea nigripes. The genera Cryptosikya Gaud, 1960, and Zumptia Gaud and Mouchet, I959 are assigned to the family Xolalgidae. New synonymy: Proctophyllodes (Alloptes) euryurus Trouessart, 1885 = Ceraturoptellus nanus Cemy, 1969.

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