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A new genus and two new species of Pyroglyphinae (Acari, Astigmata, Pyroglyphidae) from South American birds

Fain, A. ; Gaud, J. and Perez, T.M.

1982 - Volume: 23 Issue: 2 pages: 165-170


Pyroglyphidae nests of woodpeckers South America new genus new species


A new genus, Campephilocoptes, in the subfamily Pyroglyphinae (Pyroglyphidae, Astigmata) and two new species, Campephilocoptes atyeoi and C. Paraguayensis, are described from Southe American Woodpeckers. It is supposed that the true habitat of these mites is merely the nests of the birds and not the birds themselves.

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