Rhinoseius tiptoni Baker & Yunker, 1964,

Dusbabek, Frantisek, Literak, Ivan, Capek, Miroslav & Havlicek, Martin, 2007, Ascid mites (Acari: Mesostigmata: Ascidae) from Costa Rican hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae), with description of three new species and a key to the Proctolaelaps belemensis species group, Zootaxa 1484, pp. 51-67: 63

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Rhinoseius tiptoni Baker & Yunker, 1964


Rhinoseius tiptoni Baker & Yunker, 1964 

The type material originates from Phaethornis guy  , and paratypes from the hummingbird Lamporis castaneoventris (Gould, 1851) from Panama. It feeds primarily on flowers of Gesneriaceae  in Costa Rica (Naskrecki & Colwell, 1998).

Material examined. One female from Phaethornis superciliosus, Hitoy Cerere  BR, August 2004; 2 females from the same host, Barbilla NP, September 2004, all coll. I. Literak.