Feather Mites Associated with Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis L.) in Georgia, Including the Description of a New Species of Trouessartia (Analgoidea: Trouessartiidae)

@inproceedings{Carleton2010FeatherMA,
  title={Feather Mites Associated with Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis L.) in Georgia, Including the Description of a New Species of Trouessartia (Analgoidea: Trouessartiidae)},
  author={Rene{\'e} E. Carleton and H. Proctor},
  year={2010}
}
  • Reneé E. Carleton, H. Proctor
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Abstract Eastern Bluebirds inhabiting a grass-dominated agricultural environment within a northwestern Georgia land tract were examined over the course of three breeding seasons (2004 through 2006) to assess the presence of ectosymbionts. More than 90% of bluebirds examined harbored plumicolous feather mites of four species: Pterodectes sialiarum (Proctophyllodidae), Mesalgoides sp. (Psoroptoididae), Analges sp. (Analgidae), and a previously undescribed Trouessartia sp. The recovery of P… CONTINUE READING
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