Aulonastus similis Broda, Dabert and Glowska, 2016

Skoracki, Maciej, 2017, Quill mites (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) associated with birds of Mexico, Zootaxa 4282 (1), pp. 179-191: 180

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4282.1.11

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4957B8A8-4511-4D67-8F36-6183BA1AF2B8

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2C60C-DA1A-FF84-FF2D-FD67FE09BAD6

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Plazi

scientific name

Aulonastus similis Broda, Dabert and Glowska, 2016
status

 

Aulonastus similis Broda, Dabert and Glowska, 2016 

This species was recently recorded from two passerine species, Myiozetetes similis (Spix)  ( Tyrannidae  ) [type host] and Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)  ( Cardinalidae  ), both from Mexico ( Broda et al. 2016). In the present study, a new host record for this mite species is provided. 

Material examined. Five females and 1 male from Habia rubica (Vieillot)  ( Passeriformes  : Cardinalidae  ), MEXICO: Veracruz, Los Tuxtlas, 4 May 2008, coll. S.V. Mironov (SVM 08-0504-9/4); mite specimens deposited in UNAMAbout UNAM, UMMZAbout UMMZ and AMU. 

UNAM

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

UMMZ

University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology