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21 February 2020 Four new feather mites of the genus Mesalgoides Gaud & Atyeo (Acariformes: Psoroptoididae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) of China
Zi-Ying Wang, Xiao-Ling Li, Ning Mu, Huiqun-Chang ,, Huai Liu
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Abstract

Four new species of the feather mite genus Mesalgoides (Acariformes: Psoroptoididae: Pandalurinae) are described from passerine birds (Passeriformes) in China: Mesalgoides morrisoniasp. nov. from Alcippe morrisonia Swinhoe (Leiothrichidae), M. vinaceasp. nov. from Carpodacus vinaceus Verreaux (Fringillidae), M. flammicepissp. nov. from Cephalopyrus flammiceps (Burton) (Paridae), and M. erythacasp. nov. from Pyrrhula erythaca Blyth (Fringillidae).

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Zi-Ying Wang, Xiao-Ling Li, Ning Mu, Huiqun-Chang ,, and Huai Liu "Four new feather mites of the genus Mesalgoides Gaud & Atyeo (Acariformes: Psoroptoididae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) of China," Systematic and Applied Acarology 25(2), 236-254, (21 February 2020). https://doi.org/10.11158/saa.25.2.6
Received: 19 November 2019; Accepted: 23 January 2020; Published: 21 February 2020
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Astigmata
avian parasites
new species
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