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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… Expand
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 (Coleoptera: Trogidae) from around the world, but mainly North America. Among the adult trogid beetles examined,… Expand
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… Expand
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
Abstract Four new species and two new genera of Glycyphagidae (Acarina: Astigmata) are described and illustrated. These are Dermacarus pilitarsus sp. n., Neoxenoryctes reticulatus g. n. & sp. n.,… Expand
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… Expand
Invertebrate Populations In The Nests Of A Screech Owl (Otus asio) And An American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) In Central New york
Screech owl (Otus asio) nest material from a tree hole in Syracuse, N.Y., contained 22,991 arthropods of 61 species. Arthropod density was 131/g dry weight of nest material. An American Kestrel… Expand