Picobia Haller

Sikora, Bozena, Fajfer, Monika, Kavetska, Katarzyna & Skoracki, Maciej, 2012, Three new species of quill mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) parasitizing the wrens (Aves: Troglodytidae), Zootaxa 3167, pp. 57-65: 62

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.212830

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2F7F87FC-FFA5-4C02-1AED-A91AFA34FABB

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Plazi

scientific name

Picobia Haller
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Genus Picobia Haller 

Members of the genus Picobia  occupy only quills of body feathers. They are associated with three bird orders: Passeriformes  (families Aegithalidae  , Alaudidae  , Corcoracidae  , Corvidae  , Fringillidae  , Hirundinidae  , Nectariniidae  , Panuridae  , Paradisaeidae  , Pycnonotidae  , Sturnidae  , Sylviidae  and Troglodytidae  (a new host family for Picobia  )); Piciformes  ( Picidae  ) and Upupiformes  ( Phoeniculidae  ). This genus includes 20 species recorded from the Palaearctic, Australian, Ethiopian, Oriental and Neotropical regions ( Skoracki et al. 2010 b; Skoracki 2011, present paper).