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Sarcoptiform feather mites (Freyanidae) parasitic on the magpie goose Anseranas semipalmata Latham

Gaud, J. and Atyeo, W.T.

1974 - Volume: 16 Issue: 3 pages: 506-521


Acari Freyanidae Dobyella Freyanopsis Pelecymerus new genus new species Western Australia avian hosts


Sarcoptiformes plumicoles (Freyanidae) parasites de l oie pie Anseranas semipalmata Latham. Four genera of feather mites including five species are restricted to Anseranas semipalmata, the magpie goose of northern Australia and southern New Guinea. These taxa are (re)described and figured: Allojreyana n. g. for A. oxygonata n. sp.; Dobyella n. g. for D. longipalpa n. sp.; Freyanopsis Dubinin 1950 for F. decidilatatusetae Dubinin 1950 and F. periproctus n. sp.; Pelecymerus n. g. for P. tetragonus n. sp.

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