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New feather mites of the family Ascouracaridae (Astigmata: Pterolichoidea) from some parrots and nightjars

Mironov, S.V. and Fain, A.


2003 - Volume: 43 Issue: 1-2 pages: 97-109


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Acari Ascouraracidae parasites birds

Abstract

Four new species of the quill-inhabiting feather mites of the family Ascouracaridae are described: Ascouracarus chordeili sp. nov. from Chordeiles r. rupestris (Caprimulgidae); Cystoidosoma aratingae sp. nov. from Aratinga jandaya (Psittacidae), C. myiopsittae sp. nov. from Myiopsitta monachus (Psittacidae), Vassilevascus trapezoides sp. nov. from Trichoglossus haematodus forsteini (Loridae). A brief review of reference data and list of species described up to date are given.

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Date accepted:
2002-04
Date published:
2003-07-10

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