Pellonyssus Clark & Yunker, 1956, Clark & Yunker, 1956

Mašán, Peter, Fenďa, Peter, Krištofík, Ján & Halliday, Bruce, 2014, A review of the ectoparasitic mites (Acari: Dermanyssoidea) associated with birds and their nests in Slovakia, with notes on identification of some species, Zootaxa 3893 (1), pp. 77-100: 88

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3893.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7ABF7414-EC3E-4072-885A-FAD073AC239F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8C2987D8-1E30-2672-38F1-FE56EC0B7EA9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Pellonyssus Clark & Yunker, 1956
status

 

Genus: Pellonyssus Clark & Yunker, 1956  

Pellonyssus Clark & Yunker, 1956: 93   . Type species: Pellonyssus passeri Clark & Yunker, 1956   .

According to Radovsky (2010) the genus Pellonyssus   contains 13 valid species, all parasites of birds, and widely distributed mainly in warmer latitudes. He did not record any occurrence of this genus in Europe, but there are at least four papers published on European records of Pellonyssus   from the nests of the house sparrow ( Passer domesticus   ) in Hungary and the Eurasian tree sparrow ( Passer montanus   ) in Slovakia ( Szabó et al. 2002, 2008; Švaňa et al. 2006; Fenďa et al. 2011).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Mesostigmata

Family

Macronyssidae

Loc

Pellonyssus Clark & Yunker, 1956

Mašán, Peter, Fenďa, Peter, Krištofík, Ján & Halliday, Bruce 2014
2014
Loc

Pellonyssus

Clark 1956: 93
1956