Xynonodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971a

Hernandes, Fabio Akashi, Pedroso, Luiz Gustavo A. & Oniki-Willis, Yoshika, 2016, Five new feather mites of the subfamily Pterodectinae (Acariformes: Astigmata: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines and hummingbirds (Aves) of Brazil, Zootaxa 4161 (3), pp. 301-328 : 319-320

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4161.3.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2A6DAB9E-49B8-4FA2-AADE-C526C3F2B79E

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6063418

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D087EB-2F35-A245-FF73-F8D16DE9FE82

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scientific name

Xynonodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971a
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Genus Xynonodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971a

Type species: Proctophyllodes (Pterodectes) gracilior Trouessart, 1885 , by original designation.

Males of this genus have setae ps3 lateral or posterolateral to the adanal suckers, and these suckers are weakly sclerotized (corolla smooth); females have the anterior portion of the epigynum straight (or “square”), and epimerites I without diverging tips. Five species are known in this genus ( Park & Atyeo 1971a, 1975), including the new one described below.