Skoracki, Maciej, Sikora, Bozena & Spicer, Greg S., 2016, A review of the subfamily Picobiinae Johnston and Kethley, 1973 (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Syringophilidae), Zootaxa 4113 (1), pp. 1-95: 37

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Neopicobia  ea Skoracki and Unsoeld, 2014

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Neopicobia  ea Skoracki et al., 2014 b: 78, figs. 7–8. Types deposited in AMU, ZISP and ZSM, examined. Type host: Celeus flavus (St. Mueller)  ( Piciformes  : Picidae  ). Type locality: Venezuela.

Additional material. Four females and 1 male from Celeus flavescens (Gmelin)  ( Piciformes  : Picidae  ), BRAZIL: West Minas Gerais, Agua Suja, Begagem Valley, coll. O. A. Carvalho, all material in AMU.

Host range and distribution. Oligoxenous species associated with the woodpeckers of the genus Celeus  ( Piciformes  : Picidae  ): C. elegans (St. Mueller)  from Brazil, C. flavus (St. Mueller)  from Venezuela, C. torquatus (Boddaert)  from Peru ( Skoracki et al. 2014 b) and Celeus flavescens (Gmelin)  [new host] (present paper).


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