Spinturnix myoti (Kolenati, 1856)

Sachanowicz, Konrad, Krištofík, Ján & Ciechanowski, Mateusz, 2014, Spinturnicid mites of bats in Albania - host spectrum and morphometrics as a tool of species separation, Journal of Natural History 48 (43 - 44), pp. 2661-2674: 2670

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1080/00222933.2014.939729

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D987CB-FF80-FF87-FE5F-FD78FBFF0538

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Felipe

scientific name

Spinturnix myoti (Kolenati, 1856)
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Spinturnix myoti (Kolenati, 1856)  

Records: Goranxi, 21 April 2004, 1 ♂, 2 ♀♀, 2 nymphs from M. nattereri   ; Vanister, 22 April 2004, 1 ♀ and 16 September 2012, 1 ♀ from M. oxygnathus   ; Halo, 27 April 2004, 1 ♂, 5 ♀♀, 1 nymph from M. myotis   ; Qafa e Malit II, 17 September 2005, 1 ♂, 3 ♀♀ from M. nattereri   ; Suç, 25 September 2005, 2 ♀♀ from M. myotis   ; Tresovë, 12 August 2006, 2 ♂♂, 4 ♀♀, 1 nymph, 7 July 2011, 3 ♂♂, 1 nymph, all from M. nattereri   ; Barbullej, 30 June 2011, 1 ♂, 6 nymphs from M. oxygnathus   ; Çorovodë, 8 July 2011, 2 ♂♂ from M. capaccinii   ; Tepelene, 10 July 2011, 1 ♂, 3 ♀♀, 1 nymph from M. myotis   and 1 ♂, 1 ♀, 3 nymphs from M. oxygnathus   .

The species occurs mainly on M. myotis   and M. oxygnathus ( Deunff 1977)   , sporadically on other species of genus Myotis   and bats from genera Rhinolophus   , Pipistrellus   , Eptesicus   and Vespertilio   , as well as on Barbastella barbastellus   , N. noctula   and P. auritus ( Stanyukovich 1997)   . It is distributed in Europe ( Rudnick 1960; Haitlinger and Walter 1997), Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan ( Stanyukovich 1997), Mongolia ( Dusbábek 1966), Japan ( Uchikawa and Wada 1979) and North Africa ( Dusbábek 1962; Bruyndonckx et al. 2010). In total, we collected 50 individuals (prevalence 36.8%, mean intensity 3.6, relative density 1.3), 20 individuals from M. nattereri   , 14 from M. oxygnathus   , 14 from M. myotis   and two from M. capaccinii   .