Syntomodectes Park and Atyeo

Barreto, Mauricio, Burbano, María E., Proctor, Heather C., Mironov, Serge V. & Wauthy, Georges, 2012, Feather mites (Acariformes: Psoroptidia) from Colombia: Preliminary list with new records 3516, Zootaxa 3516, pp. 1-68 : 20

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Syntomodectes Park and Atyeo


Genus Syntomodectes Park and Atyeo

Syntomodectes selenurus (Trouessart, 1885)

Hosts and distribution. This species was described ex Aglaiocercus kingi mocoa (Delattre and Bourcier) (as Cynantus mocoa) ( Apodiformes : Trochilidae ) from “l’Amérique Méridionale” ( Trouessart 1885a). Later on, it was recorded from the same host in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Colombia (Dept. Huila), and ex Adelomyia m. melanogenys (Fraser) from Colombia (Depts. Santander, Magdalena) ( Park & Atyeo 1973a).