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Parasitic mites (Acarina, Arachnoidea) in wild birds trapped in poultry farms in Israel. 1. Species of mites and their hosts






Acarologia (Paris): 261: 79-85

Parasitic mites (Acarina, Arachnoidea) in wild birds trapped in poultry farms in Israel. 1. Species of mites and their hosts

On poultry farms in Israel, 609 wild birds (258 of Columbia livia 146 of Streptopelia senegalensis, 42 of S. decaocto, 56 of Passer domesticus, 100 of Bubulcus ibis, 5 of Larus ridibundus and 1 of Sturnus vulgaris) were examined, of which 240 were found to be infested with parasitic mites belonging to 16 species of Sarcoptiformes and 6 species of Mesostigmata, which are listed. Streptopelia senegalensis was infested with 13 mite species and C. livia with 8 species.


Accession: 001424577



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