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Protonyssus proctorae Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005:2271

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Before 1869 (Mironov et al. 2005:2271)

 

Distribution

North America

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: ZISP BR 149-5 (includes at least two paratypes)

Type locality: North America

 

Paratypes:

AMU 01729-5

UMB N10299/02.6.30.4

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mironov, Sergey V., Dabert, Jacek, and Ehrnsberger, R. (2005). Six new feather mite species (Acari: Astigmata) from the carolina parakeet [i]Conuropsis carolinensis[/i] (Psittaciformes: Psittacidae), an extinct parrot of North America. Natural History 39(24): 2257-2278.

 

Other references:

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13549/protonyssus-proctorae

 

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