Neoaulonastus bisetatus (Fritsch, 1958)

Skoracki, Maciej, Hromada, Martin & Wamiti, Wanyoike, 2011, A new species and new host records of syringophilid mites (Acari: Syringophilidae) from passerines from Kenya, Zootaxa 2922, pp. 34-40: 39

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.200715

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scientific name

Neoaulonastus bisetatus (Fritsch, 1958)
status

 

Neoaulonastus bisetatus (Fritsch, 1958) 

This species was known only from Palaearctic region. N. bisetatus  was recorded on several hosts of the genera Acrocephalus  and Sylvia  ( Sylviidae  ): Acrocephalus arundinaceus (Linnaeus)  , A. dumetorum Blyth  , A. paludicola (Vieillot)  , A. scirpaceus (Hermann)  , Sylvia atricapilla (Linnaeus)  , S. communis Latham  and S. curruca (Linnaeus) ( Skoracki 2011)  .

Material examined: From quill of secondary feather of Acrocephalus palustris (Bechstein)  ( Passeriformes  : Sylviidae  ) (new host): 7 females, 4 males, 1 tritonympha, 1 protonympha, 1 larva (AMU –SYR. 291), KENYA: Tsavo West National Park, Komboyo Campsite, 2 0 45 ’ 18.30 ”S, 38 0 06’ 55.25 ”E, 854 m a.s.l., 9 December 2010, coll. M. Hromada and W. Wamiti. All material is deposited in the AMU, except 2 females in the ZISP, 2 females in the NMK and 1 female in the MRAC.

ZISP

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale