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Diversity and taxonomy of feather mites (Arachnida: Acari: Astigmata) on Passeriformes (Aves) in Brazil

Grant number: 11/20805-8
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - BIOTA - Young Researchers
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2011
Effective date (End): September 30, 2015
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Zoology - Taxonomy of Recent Groups
Principal Investigator:Fábio Rau Akashi Hernandes
Grantee:Fábio Rau Akashi Hernandes
Home Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:11/50145-0 - Diversity and taxonomy of feather mites (Arachnida: Acari: Astigmata) on birds of Brazil, AP.BTA.JP

Scientific publications (16)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
MIRONOV, SERGEY V.; HERNANDES, FABIO A.; VALIM, MICHEL P. A new feather mite of the genus Pteronyssoides Hull, 1931 (Astigmata: Pteronyssidae) from thrushes (Passeriformes: Turdidae) in the New World. Systematic Parasitology, v. 93, n. 1, p. 83-89, JAN 2016. Web of Science Citations: 1.
SILVA, H. M.; HERNANDES, F. A.; PICHORIM, M. Feather mites (Acari, Astigmata) associated with birds in an Atlantic Forest fragment in Northeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, v. 75, n. 3, p. 726-735, AUG 2015. Web of Science Citations: 9.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI; OCONNOR, BARRY M. Cystoidosoma hermaphroditus sp n., the first representative of the quill mite family Ascouracaridae (Acari: Astigmata: Pterolichoidea) from an owl (Aves: Strigiformes). FOLIA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 62, JUL 22 2015. Web of Science Citations: 1.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI; VALIM, MICHEL P. A new species of the genus Trouessartia Canestrini (Acari: Trouessartiidae) from Neotropical passerines (Aves: Tyrannidae). International Journal of Acarology, v. 41, n. 5, p. 382-388, JUL 4 2015. Web of Science Citations: 10.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI; PEDROSO, LUIZ GUSTAVO A.; BOCHKOV, ANDRE V. Carcinopodacarus polymorphus gen. n. et sp n. from Guira guira (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae) in Brazil: a first example of male polymorphism in the family Dermationidae (Acariformes: Analgoidea). FOLIA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 62, JAN 13 2015. Web of Science Citations: 5.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI; PEDROSO, LUIZ GUSTAVO A.; MIRONOV, SERGEY V. From cuckoos to chickens: a caught-in-the-act case of host shift in feather mites (Arachnida: Acari: Psoroptoididae). Parasitology Research, v. 113, n. 12, p. 4355-4361, DEC 2014. Web of Science Citations: 10.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI. Five new species of the feather mite genus Trouessartia Canestrini from South America (Acari: Trouessartiidae). Zootaxa, v. 3856, n. 1, p. 50-72, AUG 21 2014. Web of Science Citations: 17.
GONCALVES-SOUZA, THIAGO; GIUPPONI, ALESSANDRO P. L.; HERNANDES, FABLO A. A rare finding of mites (Arachnida: Acari: Leeuwenhoekiidae) parasitising a whip spider (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Charinidae). FOLIA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 61, n. 2, p. 182-184, APR 2014. Web of Science Citations: 7.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI. The feather mites of nightjars (Aves: Caprimulgidae), with descriptions of two new species from Brazil (Acari: Xolalgidae, Gabuciniidae). FOLIA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 61, n. 2, p. 173-181, APR 2014. Web of Science Citations: 5.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI. Three new proctophyllodine feather mites (Acari: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines in Brazil (Aves: Passeriformes). Journal of Natural History, v. 48, n. 3-4, p. 185-202, JAN 25 2014. Web of Science Citations: 2.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI. A new genus and species of pterodectine feather mite (Acari: Proctophyllodidae) from Tod-Tyrants in Brazil (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae). ACTA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 58, n. 3, p. 309-316, SEP 2013. Web of Science Citations: 9.
HERNANDES, FABIO A.; OCONNOR, BARRY M. A review of the genus Anisodiscus Gaud & Mouchet (Acari, Proctophyllodidae) from Madagascar sunbirds (Passeriformes: Nectariniidae), with observations on male genital morphology. International Journal of Acarology, v. 39, n. 5, p. 423-434, JUL 31 2013. Web of Science Citations: 4.
HERNANDES, FABIO AKASHI. Two new feather mite species (Acari, Pteronyssidae) from the white-barred piculet, Picumnus cirratus (Ayes, Piciformes). FOLIA PARASITOLOGICA, v. 59, n. 4, p. 301-307, DEC 2012. Web of Science Citations: 6.
HERNANDES, FABIO A.; VALIM, MICHEL P. The genus Nanopterodectes Mironov, 2009 (Acari, Proctophyllodidae), with descriptions of three new species from antbirds (Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae) in Brazil. Systematic Parasitology, v. 83, n. 3, p. 227-242, NOV 2012. Web of Science Citations: 8.

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