Neoschoengastia longitarsalis Schluger and Belskaya, 1966

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: 496

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CAD148-6F4A-E063-FF33-FD9BFE3BFC6E

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scientific name

Neoschoengastia longitarsalis Schluger and Belskaya, 1966
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Neoschoengastia longitarsalis Schluger and Belskaya, 1966 

Material examined: Location A: 1 larva from Pellorneum ruficeps  ( Passeriformes  : Pellorneidae  ), 1 February 2010.

Distribution and hosts: N. longitarsalis  is known from Turkmenistan from Oenanthe picata (Blyth)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Oenanthe finschii (Heuglin)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Oenanthe isabellina (Temminck)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Oenanthe hispanica (Linnaeus)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ), Petronia petronia Linnaeus  ( Passeriformes  : Passeridae  ), Coracias garullus Linnaeus  ( Coraciiformes  : Coraciidae  ), Athene noctua (Scopoli)  ( Strigiformes  : Strigidae  ), and Monticola saxatilis (Linnaeus)  ( Passeriformes  : Muscicapidae  ) ( Kudryashova 1998). We found N. longitarsalis  in Vietnam for the first time. Pellorneum ruficeps  is a new host for this chigger.