Acta Parasitologica

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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 DabertEmail author
  • Sergei V. Mironov


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).


Feather mites Xolalgidae Dubininia systematics Falconiformes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Animal Morphology, Faculty of BiologyA. Mickiewicz UniversityPoznańPoland
  2. 2.Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesSaint PetersburgRussia

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