Amerodectes spizellae 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 : 11

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.5221722

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CFAA50-FFD3-0156-5893-FE63FE2FD880

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Plazi

scientific name

Amerodectes spizellae Mironov and Chandler, 2017
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Amerodectes spizellae Mironov and Chandler, 2017

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Material examined. 12 males, 15 females from Spizella passerina (Bechstein, 1798) ( Passeriformes : Passerellidae ), (SM 1965), CANADA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 13 May 2009, coll. T.D. Galloway and R. Duarte.

This species was described from the Chipping Sparrow, S. passerina , in Georgia, USA ( Mironov & Chandler 2017). In Canada, this mite is reported for the first time.