Toxerodectes 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 : 575

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.6151653

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/05530039-2207-B868-FF27-10E0FED6F995

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Plazi

scientific name

Toxerodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971
status

 

Toxerodectes Park & Atyeo, 1971

Type-species: Pterodectes gladiger hastifolia Trouessart, 1899

The genus Toxerodectes currently includes 15 species associated excusively with hummingbirds (Park & Atyeo 1973, 1974).