The mesostigmatic nasal mites of birds. II. New and poorly known species of Rhinoyssidae.

@article{Strandtmann1951TheMN,
  title={The mesostigmatic nasal mites of birds. II. New and poorly known species of Rhinoyssidae.},
  author={R. W. Strandtmann},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1951},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          129-40
        }
}
Strandtmann (1948) wrote that the nasal mites of birds were poorly known and poorly understood, and that the system of classification employed by Vitzthum (1935) was far from natural. Unknown to me, Castro (1948) had earlier come to the same conclusion and had offered a revision of the genera of RHINONYSSIDAE. She divided the family into two subfamilies on the basis of the peritreme, the RHINONYSSINAE having no peritreme, and the PTILONYSSINAE having one. Genera were based primarily on… 

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