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New genera and species of quill mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acari, Prostigmata)  [2000]

Fain, A. (Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles (Belgium)) Bochkov, A. Mironov, S.

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Abstract
Three new genera and 18 new species of Syringophilidae (Acari, Prostigmata) are described. All these mites were collected from the quills of birds belonging to seven different orders and 11 families of birds. The following new taxa are described: Megasyringophilus kethleyi nov. gen., nov. spec. (type species) ex Aratinga jandaya from Brazil, Megasyringophilus trichoglossus nov. spec. ex Trichoglossus sp. from New Guinea, Megasyringophilus cyanocephala nov. spec. ex Psittacula cyanocephala from India; Neoaulobia aratingae nov. gen., nov. spec. (type species) ex Aratinga jandaya from Brazil, Neoaulobia agapornis, nov. spec. ex Agapornis nigrigenis from Zambia, Neoaulobia psittaculae nov. spec. ex Psittacula cyanocephala from India; Psittaciphilus amazonae nov. gen., nov. spec. (type species) ex Amazona amazonica from Colombia, Psittaciphilus fritschi nov. spec. ex a parrot from the Zoo of Antwerp; Syringophiloidus cypsiuri nov. spec. ex Cypsiurus parvus from Congo, Syringophiloidus graculae nov.spec. ex Gracula religiosa intermedia from S.E. Asia, Syringophiloidus dendrocittae nov. spec. ex Dendrocitta rufa rufa from E. Asia; Syringophilopsis emberizae nov. spec. ex Emberiza luteola from Rwanda, Syringophilopsis sylviettae nov. spec. ex Sylvietta whytti johnstoni from Rwanda; Niglarobia rhinoptili nov. spec. ex Rhinoptilus africanus from South Africa; Picobia brotogeris nov. spec. ex Brotogeris jugularis cyanopterus from Brazil, Picobia ramphastos nov. spec.
ex Ramphastos sulfuratus from Guatemala, Picobia alectoris nov. spec. ex Alectoris sp. from Rwanda, Picobia phoeniculi nov. spec. ex Phoeniculus purpureus ruwenzoriae from Rwanda. Keys to the family and all the genera represented in this material are provided
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  • new species
  • plumas
  • espece nouvelle
  • taxonomie
  • taxonomy
  • plume
  • taxonomia
  • nomenclature
  • parasite
  • nomenclatura
  • feathers
  • parasitos
  • prostigmata
  • parasites
  • especies nuevas

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Bulletin van het Koninlijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen - Entomologie

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Language : English

Type : Summary

In AGRIS since : 2002

Volume : 70

Start Page : 33

End Page : 70

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" New genera and species of quill mites of the family Syringophilidae (Acari, Prostigmata) "