Three new species of the feather mite (Analgoidea: Proctophyllodidae: subfamily Pterodectinae) are described from passerines from Central Africa: Montesauria faini sp. nov. from the African Golden-breasted Bunting, Emberiza flaviventris Stephens, 1815 (Emberizidae), M. pallida sp. nov. from the Red-headed Weaver, Anaplectes rubriceps (Sundevall, 1850) (Ploceidae), and Pedanodectes blaszaki sp. nov. from the Copper Sunbird, Cinnyris cupreus (Shaw, 1812), (Nectariniidae).
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