Megasyringophilus kethleyi Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000

Skoracki, Maciej, 2017, Quill mites (Acariformes: Syringophilidae) associated with birds of Mexico, Zootaxa 4282 (1), pp. 179-191: 181

publication ID

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

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2C60C-DA19-FF87-FF2D-FECCFAD1BB5F

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scientific name

Megasyringophilus kethleyi Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000
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Megasyringophilus kethleyi Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000  

Up to now, M. kethleyi   was recorded from three parrot species in Brazil, Aratinga jandaya (Gmelin)   , Eupsittula pertinax (Linnaeus)   , and Brotogeris versicolurus (St. Muller)   ( Fain et al. 2000; Bochkov & Fain 2003). In the present study, a new host record and a new locality for this mite species is provided.

Material examined. Five females from Eupsittula canicularis (Linnaeus)   ( Psittaciformes   : Psittacidae   ), MEXICO: Michoacan, Huacana, 30 January 1981, coll. A. Estrada; mite specimens deposited in FMNH.  

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History