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On a new group of Acari in the family Pyroglyphidae (Astigmata) associated with African tropical woodpeckers of the families Capitonidae and Picidae

Fain, A. and Gaud, J.

1984 - Volume: 25 Issue: 1 pages: 47-53


Pyroglyphidae on birds new taxas


Sur un nouveau groupe d acariens, dans la famille Pyroglyphidae (astigmates), infeode aux pics afrotropicaux des familles Capitonidae et Picidae. - The authors describe a new genus, Capitonoecius, represented by a new species, C. spinitarsis, and a new subgenus Capitonocoptes (in genus Pottocola Fain, 1971) represented by 3 new species: P. longipilis, P. lybius and P. ventriscutata (family Pyroglyphidae). Ali these new species were found on Piciformes.

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