Picalgoides Černý, 1974

Constantinescu, Ioana Cristina, Chişamera, Gabriel, Mukhim, D. Khlur B. & Adam, Costică, 2014, Two new species of feather mites (Acarina: Psoroptidia) from the Great Barbet, Psilopogon virens (Piciformes: Megalaimidae), Zootaxa 3893 (1), pp. 127-142 : 133

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https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.3893.1.6

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Picalgoides Černý, 1974


Genus Picalgoides Černý, 1974

The genus Picalgoides Černý, 1974 comprises ten species associated mainly with birds of the order Piciformes ( Indicatoridae , Picidae and Rhamphastidae ) (see Buchholz 1869; Trouessart 1885; Stoll 1893; Černý 1974; Gaud 1988). Only three species are associated with birds of the order Passeriformes : P. glandarii ( Buchholz, 1869) and P. megalixus ( Trouessart, 1885) occur on birds of the family Corvidae , and P. giganteus Mironov et al. 2011 was recently described from Sclerurus mexicanus Sclater (Funariidae) (see Buchholz 1869; Trouessart 1885; Mironov et al. 2011).

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