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The identity of Pterolichus obtusus Robin, 1877 with descriptions of new genera and species of feather mites (Acarina, Pterolichidae) from the Galliformes (Aves)

  title={The identity of Pterolichus obtusus Robin, 1877 with descriptions of new genera and species of feather mites (Acarina, Pterolichidae) from the Galliformes (Aves)},
  author={Warren T. Atyeo and J. V. Gaud},
Several unnamed genera are confused under the name Pterolichus Robin. Four of these and their type species are (re)described: Pterolichus Robin, type species P. obtusus Robin from Gallus gallus (Phasianidae); Pseudolichus n. g., type species Pterolichus solutocurtus Dubinin from Alectoris graeca (Phasianidae); Tetraolichus cupido n. g., n. sp. from Tympanuchus cupido (Tetraonidae); and Contolichus n. g., type species Pterolichus latus Cerny, from Meleagris gallopavo (Meleagrididae). 
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