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The feather mite family Alloptidae Gaud. 4. A new genus of Alloptinae (Acarina, Analgoidea)

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

1977 - Volume: 19 Issue: 2 pages: 318-330


Alloptidae Alloptinae Heterobrephosceles new species new genus Colombia Venezuela


Heterobrephosceles, n. g., is defined; type species: H. rapiformis, n. sp. Species redescribed and reassigned: Brephosceles scissus (Trouessart, 1886). New species described: H. furcatus from Theristicus caudatus (Treskiornithidae), Paraguay; H, megathrix from Dendrocygna javanica (Anatidae), Malaysia; H. rapijormis from Tadorna radjah (Anatidae), Moluccas; and H. sexangularis from Phimosus infuscatus (Threskiornithidae), Colombia, Venezuela.

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