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A review and checklist of the parasitic mites (Acarina) of the falconiformes and strigiformes
- J. Philips
--Referenced checklists are provided of the 86 species of parasitic feather, quill, respiratory, skin, and nest mites (Acarina) that are known from 116 species of hawks, eagles, falcons, and…
The mite (Acarina) fauna of trogid beetles (Coleoptera: Trogidae)
- J. Philips
- 1 May 2009
Phoretic and parasitic mites of 26 families were found on 68 species of trogid beetles from around the world, but mainly North America, and mites were most frequently found on Macrocheles, Uroseius, pygmephorid, acarid, euglycyphagid, and histiostomatid mites.
Issues-Directed Science Education - Theory and Applications in Biology and Chemistry
Students enroll in science courses for many different reasons. At the college level, students can be classified as science majors (majors) or non-science majors (non-majors). What are the goals of…
BUBOPHILUS ASCALAPHUS GEN. ET SP. N. (ACARINA: SYRINGOPHILIDAE) FROM THE QUILLS OF A GREAT HORNED OWL (BUBO VIRGINIANUS)
Bubophilus ascalaphus gen. et sp. n. is described from the quills of a great horned owl in Central New York. Ontogeny, chaetotactic variation, and occurrence on the host are discussed.
Arthropods From A Saw whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) Nest In Connecticut
Astigmatic mites from nests of birds of Prey in U.S.A. I. Description of four new species of Glycyphagidae
Four new species and two new genera of Glycyphagidae (Acarina: Astigmata) are described and illustrated and the genus Euglycyphagus forms a new subfamily EuglyCyphaginae.
Astigmatic mites from nests of birds of prey in U.S.A. II. Two new species of the genera Fusacarus Michael and Blomia Oudemans (Glycyphagidae).
Raptor nests as a habitat for invertebrates: a review
Invertebrates in raptor nests may be classified into three maior groups: parasite fauna, animal saprovores, and humus fauna. The parasite fauna includes raptor and prey parasites and their…
Invertebrate Populations In The Nests Of A Screech Owl (Otus asio) And An American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) In Central New york
The objective of this study was to investigate the invertebrate community of a screech owl and a kestrel nest, and to determine the levels of parasites, pest, and other species infestation in them.