Amerodectes xanthocephali Mironov and Overstreet, 2015

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 : 9

publication ID

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.5221716

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CFAA50-FFD1-0154-5893-F93EFE8CDDE4

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Plazi

scientific name

Amerodectes xanthocephali Mironov and Overstreet, 2015
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Amerodectes xanthocephali Mironov and Overstreet, 2015

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Material examined. 6 males, 14 females from Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus (Bonaparte, 1826) ( Passeriformes : Icteridae ), (SM 2048), CANADA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 8 September 2010, coll. T.D. Galloway.

This species was described from the Yellow-headed Blackbird, X. xanthocephalus , in Oregon, USA ( Mironov & Overstreet 2015). In Canada, this mite is recorded for the first time.