Rafapicobia brotogeris ( Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000 )

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: 73

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4113.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/58448787-A550-3F7C-8EF3-FD21FDB658F0

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Plazi

scientific name

Rafapicobia brotogeris ( Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000 )
status

comb. nov.

Rafapicobia brotogeris ( Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000)  comb. nov.

( Figs. 57View FIGURE 57, 58View FIGURE 58)

Picobia brotogeris Fain et al., 2000: 62  , figs. 90–94. Types deposited in RBINSAbout RBINS, examined.

Type host: Brotogeris  cyanoptera (Pelzeln) ( Psittaciformes  : Psittacidae  ). Type locality: Brasil.

Redescription. FEMALE (holotype and 2 paratypes). Gnathosoma  . Infracapitulum apunctate. Each medial branch of peritremes with 4–6 chambers, each lateral branch with ill-visible borders between chambers. Movable cheliceral digit edentate on proximal end. Stylophore apunctate. Idiosoma  . Propodonotal shield entire, punctate, slightly concave on anterior margin. Setae vi, ve and si strongly beaded. Setae c 1 and se situated at same transverse level. Two hysteronotal shields apunctate. Pygidial shield apunctate. Agenital and genital plates absent. Setae ag 2 short, situated posterior to setae ag 1. Pseudanal setae thin and minute. Coxal fields I –IV apunctate. Legs. Claws of legs III –IV equal in size. Measurements. Total body length 455–595. Length of stylophore 140–150. Lengths of setae: vi 30, ve 85, si 100, se 160–175, c 2 150–190; d 1 165, d 2 135–140, e 2 160–180, f 1 15–25, f 2 30–35, h 1 15, ps 1, ps 2 and g 1 5, ag 1 110, ag 2 5, ag 3 130–140, tc’III – IV 35–40, tc” III –IV 75, l’RIII 25 –35, 3b 35, 3c 75. Length ratios of setae: vi: ve: si 1: 2.8: 3.3, d 1: d 2: e 2 1.2: 1: 1.3, f 1: f 2 1: 1.2–1.4, f 1: h 1 1.7: 1, ag 1: ag 2: ag 3> 20: 1:>20, 3b: 3 c 1: 2, tc’III –IV: tc” III –IV 1: 1.5–2.

MALE (1 paratype). Gnathosoma  . Infracapitulum apunctate. Each medial branch of peritremes with 5 chambers, each lateral branch with ill-visible borders between chambers. Stylophore apunctate. Idiosoma  . Propodonotal shield entire, punctate. Setae vi, ve and si lightly beaded. Setae c 1 and se situated at same transverse level. Hysteronotal shield entire, punctate bearing setae d 1 and e 2. Pygidial shield apunctate. Two agenital plates apunctate, bearing bases of setae ag 1. All coxal fields apunctate. Measurements. Total body length 335. Lengths of setae: se 50, c 2 45, c 1 55, h 2 15, ag 1 20, other setae vi, ve, si, d 1, d 2, e 2, f 2, ag 2 about 10.

Type material examined. Female holotype, 2 female and 1 male paratypes from Brotogeris  cyanoptera (Pelzeln) ( Psittaciformes  : Psittacidae  ), BRAZIL: Upper Amazonia, this bird died in the Zoo of Antwerp, 24 April 1966, coll. A. Fain, all material in RBINSAbout RBINS.

Host range. Monoxenous species associated with Brotogeris  cyanoptera (Pelzeln) ( Psittaciformes  : Psittacidae  ) in Brazil ( Fain et al. 2000).

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Thamnophilidae

Genus

Rafapicobia

Loc

Rafapicobia brotogeris ( Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000 )

Skoracki, Maciej, Sikora, Bozena & Spicer, Greg S. 2016
2016
Loc

Picobia brotogeris

Fain 2000: 62