Rafapicobia ramphastos ( 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: 73-75

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

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scientific name

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

comb. nov.

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

( Fig. 59View FIGURE 59)

Picobia ramphastos Fain et al., 2000: 65  , figs. 97–102. Types deposited in RBINS, RMCA and ZISP, examined. Type host: Ramphastos  sulfuratus Lesson  ( Piciformes  : Ramphastidae  ). Type locality: Guatemala.

Redescription. FEMALE (3 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, concave on anterior margin. Setae vi, ve and si strongly beaded. Setae c 1 and se situated at same transverse level. Hysteronotal shield absent. Pygidial shield densely punctate. Agenital and genital plates absent. Setae ag 2 short. Pseudanal setae thin and minute. Coxal fields I –IV apunctate. Legs. Claws of legs III –IV equal in size. Measurements. Total body length 585–620. Length of stylophore 150–155. Lengths of setae: vi 40 –45, ve 80–90, si 80–90, se 130–150, c 1 190–200, c 2 160–175; d 1 105–120, d 2 180–190, e 2 145–170, f 1 15–20, f 2 35–45, h 1 7–10, h 2 395–410, ps 1, ps 2 and g 1 10, ag 1 130–155, ag 2 15–20, ag 3 125–135, tc’III – IV 30–35, tc” III –IV 55–60, l’RIII 15 –20, 3b 25, 3c 70– 80. Length ratios of setae: vi: ve: si 1: 1.7–1.8: 1.8–2, d 1: d 2: e 2 1: 1.6–1.7: 1.4, f 1: f 2 1: 2.2–2.3, f 1: h 1 2: 1, ag 1: ag 2: ag 3 7.2–12.8: 1: 6.5–8.3, 3 b: 3 c 1: 2.8–3.2, tc’III –IV: tc” III –IV 1: 1.7–1.8.

MALE. Unknown.

Type material examined. Three female paratypes from Ramphastos  sulfuratus Lesson  ( Piciformes  : Ramphastidae  ), GUATEMALA: this bird died in the Zoo of Antwerp ( Belgium), 7 March 2967, coll. A. Fain, all material in RBINS.

Additional material. Five females from Ramphastos  vietellinus Lichtenstein  ( Piciformes  : Ramphastidae  ), BRAZIL: Para, Rio Acara, 21 August 1910, coll. L. Mueller, all material in AMU and ZSM.

Host range and distribution. Oligoxenous species associated with the toucans of the genus Ramphastos  ( Piciformes  : Ramphastidae  ): R. sulfuratus Lesson  from Guatemala ( Fain et al. 2000) and R. vietellinus Lichtenstein  [new host] from Brazil (present paper).

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

RMCA

Royal Museum for Central Africa

ZISP

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Thamnophilidae

Genus

Rafapicobia

Loc

Rafapicobia ramphastos ( Fain, Bochkov and Mironov, 2000 )

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

Picobia ramphastos

Fain 2000: 65