Platyacarus oligolaccius, Kudon, 1982

Mironov, Sergey V., Literak, Ivan, Sychra, Oldrich & Capek, Miroslav, 2017, Feather mites of the subfamily Proctophyllodinae (Acari: Proctophyllodidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) in Costa Rica, Zootaxa 4297 (1), pp. 1-105 : 9

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Platyacarus oligolaccius


Species group oligolaccius

Diagnosis. Both sexes. Setae f2 absent, prodorsal shield entire, prodorsal and hysteronotal shields with or without lacunae. Male. Adanal suckers toothed, adanal shields represented by 2 pairs of sclerites, adanal apodemes absent, epimerites I fused into a narrow U or V, terminal lamellae short tongue-shaped, aedeagus not extending beyond adanal suckers. Female. Primary spermaduct short, with or without proximal enlargement, head of spermatheca small U-shaped.

Remark. The group consists of 5 species, including 2 species described herein.