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A new species of the feather mite genus Dubininia Vassilev, 1958 (Acari: Xolalgidae) from the Black-thighed Falconet Microhierax fringillarius (Falconiformes: Falconidae)

Jacek Dabert and Sergei V. Mironov
From the journal Acta Parasitologica


A new feather mite species Dubininia microhieracis sp. n. (Analgoidea: Xolalgidae) is described from the Black-thighed Falconet Microhierax fringillarius (Drapiez) (Falconiformes: Falconidae) from Java. This is the second species of the genus Dubininia found on falconiform hosts; most known species of this genus are associated with parrots (Psittaciformes).


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Received: 2014-11-10
Revised: 2014-12-1
Accepted: 2014-12-10
Published Online: 2015-3-25
Published in Print: 2015-6-1

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