Torotrogla Kethley, 1970

Skoracki, Maciej, Spicer, Greg S. & Oconnor, Barry M., 2016, A systematiC review of the subfamily Syringophilinae (ACari: Syringophilidae) of the NearCtiC region. Part 1: quill mites assoCiated with passerines (Aves: Passeriformes), Zootaxa 4084 (4), pp. 451-494: 482-483

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4084.4.1

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scientific name

Torotrogla Kethley, 1970
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Genus Torotrogla Kethley, 1970 

Torotrogla Kethley, 1970: 28  .

Type species: Torotrogla mima Kethley, 1970  , by original designation.

Members of this genus occupy quills of primaries, secondaries and tertials feathers and are associated with passeriform birds of the families: Alaudidae  , Calcariidae  , Cardinalidae  , Corvidae  , Emberizidae  , Fringillidae  , Mimidae  , Muscicapidae  , Ptilogonatidae  , Prunellidae  , Pycnonotidae  , and Turdidae  .

The Nearctic fauna comprises eight of the 17 described species in this genus: T. aphelocoma Bochkov et al., 2009  , T. cardinalis Bochkov et al., 2009  , T. coccothraustes Bochkov et al., 2009  , T. cyanocitta Bochkov et al., 2009  , T. merulae Skoracki et al., 2000  , T. mima Kethley, 1970  , T. piranga Bochkov et al., 2009  , and T. villosa ( Hancock, 1895)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Trombidiformes

Family

Syringophilidae

Loc

Torotrogla Kethley, 1970

Skoracki, Maciej, Spicer, Greg S. & Oconnor, Barry M. 2016
2016
Loc

Torotrogla Kethley, 1970 : 28

Kethley 1970: 28