oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Two new Pterodectes species form passeriform birds (Acarina: Proctophyllodidae)



Pterodectes delicatulus n.sp. This species is based on 16 male male, 8 female female and 8 nymphs from the grey-headed sparrow, Passer grisea (Vieill.), Marinqua, Mozambique, leg. W. B�ttiker, 23.VI.50. A further 5 male, 3 female and 13 N were collected from the same host near the junction of the Sabi and Lundi Rivers, S. Rhodesia, leg W. B�ttiker, 4.VI.50.


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