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Two new feather mites of the genus Protonyssus Trouessart, 1916 (Acariformes: Xolalgidae) from Brazilian parakeets (Psittacidae), with a key to species

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Author(s):
Hernandes, Fabio Akashi ; Pedroso, Luiz Gustavo A.
Total Authors: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Acarology; v. 43, n. 3, p. 204-211, 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

The feather mite genus Protonyssus Trouessart (Xolalgidae: Ingrassiinae) has included four species associated with Neotropical and Old World parrots. In this article, two new species are described from Brazilian parakeets: Protonyssus mironovi sp. nov. from Psittacara leucophthalmus (Statius Muller, 1776), and P. athoracicus sp. nov. from Brotogeris chiriri (Vieillot, 1818) (Psittaciformes: Psittacidae). A key to species of the genus Protonyssus is presented. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50145-0 - Diversity and taxonomy of feather mites (Arachnida: Acari: Astigmata) on birds of Brazil
Grantee:Fábio Rau Akashi Hernandes
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Young Investigators Grants