Nycteridocaulus Atyeo, 1966

Hernandes, Fabio Akashi, 2013, Three new proctophyllodine feather mites (Acari: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines in Brazil (Aves: Passeriformes), Journal of Natural History (J. Nat. Hist.) 48 (3 - 4), pp. 185-202: 186

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2013.791949

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:88E17B8B-CBFD-4B05-94B9-23FFCC34910A

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5199173

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03E39B39-FF97-2359-2F8F-FAA9FD24F942

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Felipe

scientific name

Nycteridocaulus Atyeo, 1966
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Genus Nycteridocaulus Atyeo, 1966  

Type species

Nycteridocaulus tyranni Atyeo, 1966  

This genus includes seven species, associated with Neotropical passerines of the families Tyrannidae   , Pipridae   , Vireonidae   , Cotingidae   and Furnariidae   ( Atyeo 1966b; Alzuet and Brandetti 1986). Undetermined species have also been reported from the Parulidae   ( Kanegae et al. 2008; Enout et al. 2012). Species of this genus have the genital arch low and its branches are sinuously curved.