Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964

Dusbabek, Frantisek, Literak, Ivan, Capek, Miroslav & Havlicek, Martin, 2007, Ascid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) from Costa Rican hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae), with description of three new species and a key to the Proctolaelaps belemensis species group, Zootaxa 1484, pp. 51-67 : 62

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176933

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F5A73A67-BDD1-49FA-A883-28FB62848901

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6245655

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/038B8795-EC40-FFDA-1AFC-FEA3FA93FD2B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964
status

 

Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964

The species was described from the nasal turbinates of hummingbird Phaethornis guy (Lesson, 1832) in Panama and later collected from Phaethornis syrmatophorus (Gould, 1851) in Costa Rica and Colombia. Naskrecki & Colwell (1998) examined the species on diverse Psychotria spp. ( Rubiaceae ), Costus spp. ( Costaceae ), Heliconia sarapiquensis ( Heliconiaceae ) and other hummingbird-pollinated plants in Costa Rica.

Material examined. Two females and one male from Phaethornis superciliosus, Hitoy Cerere BR, September 3, 2004; 1 female from Amazilia tzacatl of the same data and locality. All coll. I. Literak.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Ascidae

Genus

Tropicoseius