Amerodectes cathari Mironov and Chandler, 2017

Mironov, Sergey V. & Galloway, Terry D., 2021, Feather mites of the subfamily Pterodectinae (Acariformes: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines and kingfishers in Canada, Zootaxa 5016 (1), pp. 1-55 : 24

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5016.1.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:22814DB2-5BDA-44C2-BC00-37773209DA9F

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5221740

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CFAA50-FFCE-014B-5893-F9AAFDDADDAD

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Plazi

scientific name

Amerodectes cathari Mironov and Chandler, 2017
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Amerodectes cathari Mironov and Chandler, 2017

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Material examined. 2 males, 10 females from the Swainson’s Thrush, Catharus ustulatus (Nuttall, 1840) ( Passeriformes : Turdidae ), (SM 1069), CANADA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 29 May 2003, coll. T.D. Galloway; 15 males, 14 females, (SM 1073), same host snd collection data, except date, 13 May 2003; 16 males, 18 females from the Hermit Thrush, C. guttatus (Pallas, 1811) ( Passeriformes : Turdidae ), (SM 1245), CANADA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 16 September 2003, coll. T.D. Galloway; 22 males, 22 females from Gray-cheeked Thrush, C. minimus (Lafresnaye, 1848) ( Passeriformes : Turdidae ), (SM 1022), CANADA, Manitoba, Lyleton, March 1998, coll. T.D. Galloway.

This species was previously known only from C. ustulatus in Georgia, USA ( Mironov & Chandler 2017). In Canada, it is reported for the first time from the type host and two additional congeneric hosts, C. guttatus and C. minimus .