Syringophilopsis tyranni Bochkov and Galloway, 2004

Skoracki, Maciej, 2017, Quill mites (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) associated with birds of Mexico, Zootaxa 4282 (1), pp. 179-191: 188

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Syringophilopsis tyranni Bochkov and Galloway, 2004
status

 

Syringophilopsis tyranni Bochkov and Galloway, 2004  

Representatives of this species are associated with passerines of the family Tyrannidae   , and to this time were recorded on avian genera Myiarchus Cabanis   , Myiopagis Salvin and Godman   , and Tyrannus Lacepede   from North and South America ( USA, Canada, Peru) (Skoracki et al. 2016). Herein, a new host record and a new locality for this mite species is provided.

Material examined. Six females and 5 males from Myiozetetes similis (Spix)   ( Passeriformes   : Tyrannidae   ), MEXICO: Veracruz, Los Tuxtlas, 13 May 2008, coll. S.V. Mironov (SVM 08-0513-6/4); mite specimens deposited in UNAM, UMMZ and AMU.  

UNAM

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

UMMZ

University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology