Dermanyssidae Kolenati, 1859,

Bolger, Thomas, Arroyo, Julio & Piotrowska, Katarzyna, 2018, A catalogue of the species of Mesostigmata (Arachnida, Acari, Parasitiformes) recorded from Ireland including information on their geographical distribution and habitats, Zootaxa 4519 (1), pp. 1-220: 187

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Dermanyssidae Kolenati, 1859


Family Dermanyssidae Kolenati, 1859 

Dermanyssus Dugès, 1834 

Dermanyssus gallinae (de Geer, 1878) 

• Original name: Acarus gallinae de Geer, 1878  .

• In: Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire des insects. Grefing & Hesselberg, Stockholm 7: 111.

Irish Records: A ubiquitous parasite of poultry and wild birds and very common in Ireland, often seen at bird post mortems ad in submitted specimens (Head of Regional Veterinary Laboratories pers. comm.).

Counties: Seems ubiquitous.