Trochilodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971

Hernandes, Fabio Akashi, 2013, The feather mites (Acari, Astigmata) of the Violet-capped Woodnymph, Thalurania glaucopis (Gmelin) (Aves, Trochilidae), with descriptions of three new species, Zootaxa 3616 (6), pp. 563-577 : 571

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.6.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:05C89903-B7A0-45BC-B316-931E789BDAFD

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6151649

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/05530039-2203-B86C-FF27-1246FC5FF813

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Plazi

scientific name

Trochilodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971
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Trochilodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971

Type-species: Proctophyllodes (Pterodectes) trochilidarum Trouessart, 1885

Mites of this genus occur only on hummingbirds ( Apodiformes , Trochilidae ). Setae ps 3 in males are inserted anterior to adanal suckers, and setae h 2 are lanceolate and without terminal filament. The genus Trochilodectes comprises currently of ten species (Park & Atyeo 1974 b; Černý 1974).