Odontacarus audyi ( Radford, 1946 )

Kaluz, Stanislav, Hung, Nguyen Manh, Capek, Miroslav & Literak, Ivan, 2016, Two new species and new records of chiggers (Acari: Leeuwenhoekiidae, Trombiculidae) from birds in Vietnam, Zootaxa 4061 (5), pp. 483-503: 484

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4061.5.2

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scientific name

Odontacarus audyi ( Radford, 1946 )
status

 

Odontacarus audyi ( Radford, 1946) 

Material examined. Location A: 1 larva from Turdus cardis  ( Passeriformes  : Turdidae  ), 1 February 2010; 3 larvae from Niltava davidi  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), 4 February 2010; 6 larvae from Niltava davidi  , 5 February 2010; 5 larvae from Larvivora sibilans  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), 5 February 2010. Location B: 12 larvae from Larvivora sibilans  , 7 February 2010; 8 larvae from Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), 7 February 2010; 1 larva from Hemixos flavala  ( Passeriformes  : Pycnonotidae  ), 7 February 2010; 14 larvae from Copsychus malabaricus  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), 8 February 2010.

Distribution and hosts. O. audyi  is widely distributed in South-East Asia ( India, Malaysia, Thailand) and infests various birds ( Nadchatram 1963). This author found O. audyi  on Clamator coromandus (Linnaeus)  ( Cuculiformes  : Cuculidae  ), Centropus sinensis (Stephens)  ( Cuculiformes  : Cuculidae  ), Pitta brachyura (Linnaeus)  ( Passeriformes  : Pittidae  ), Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), Luscinia cyane (Pallas)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Saxicola ferreus Gray  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Garrulax moniliger (Hodgson)  ( Passeriformes  : Leiothrichidae  ), Copsychus malabricus  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Anthus hodgsoni Richmond  ( Passeriformes  : Motacillidae  ), Lanius collurioides Lesson  ( Passeriformes  : Laniidae  ), and Cyornis banyumas (Horsfield)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ). O. audyi  is recorded in Vietnam for the first time. Turdus cardis  , Niltava davidi  and Larvivora sibilans  are new hosts for this species.