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Volume 60, Issue 2


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

Jacek Dabert
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Published Online: 2015-03-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2015-0035


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).

Keywords: Feather mites; Xolalgidae; Dubininia; systematics; Falconiformes


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About the article

Received: 2014-11-10

Revised: 2014-12-01

Accepted: 2014-12-10

Published Online: 2015-03-25

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Acta Parasitologica, Volume 60, Issue 2, Pages 248–253, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, ISSN (Print) 1230-2821, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2015-0035.

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