Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964,

Dusbabek, Frantisek, Literak, Ivan, Capek, Miroslav & Havlicek, Martin, 2007, Ascid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) from Costa Rican hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae), with description of three new species and a key to the Proctolaelaps belemensis species group, Zootaxa 1484, pp. 51-67: 62

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176933

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038B8795-EC40-FFDA-1AFC-FEA3FA93FD2B

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scientific name

Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964
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Tropicoseius erro Baker & Yunker, 1964 

The species was described from the nasal turbinates of hummingbird Phaethornis guy (Lesson, 1832)  in Panama and later collected from Phaethornis syrmatophorus (Gould, 1851)  in Costa Rica and Colombia. Naskrecki & Colwell (1998) examined the species on diverse Psychotria  spp. ( Rubiaceae  ), Costus  spp. ( Costaceae  ), Heliconia sarapiquensis  ( Heliconiaceae  ) and other hummingbird-pollinated plants in Costa Rica.

Material examined. Two females and one male from Phaethornis superciliosus, Hitoy Cerere  BR, September 3, 2004; 1 female from Amazilia tzacatl  of the same data and locality. All coll. I. Literak.