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Ovacaridae, a new family of Sarcoptiform feather mites

Gaud, J. and Atyeo, W.T.

1975 - Volume: 17 Issue: 1 pages: 169-176


Acari Ovacaridae Atelespoda Ovacarus Sphaerogastra new family new genus new species


Ovacaridae, une famille nouvelle de Sarcoptiformes plumicoles. A new family, Ovacaridae, is erected for one named and two new. genera of feather mites living in the quills: Ovacants n. g., type-species O. wilsoni n. sp. from Colinus virginianus; Atelespoda n. g., type species Sphaerogastra crena Mc Daniel 1966; Sphaerogastra Trouessart 1897, type-species S. thylacodes Trt 1897.

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