2011. 19 (1)


About authors:

Mironov, S.V., Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, 199034, Russia
Dabert Jacek, Department of Animal Morphology, Faculty of Biology, A. Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, Poznañ, 61-614, Poland

Ehrnsberger R., Institute of Nature Conservation and Environmental Education, University of Vechta, Driverstrasse 22, D-49377, Vechta, Germany


A new feather mite species Loriprotolichus vini sp. n. (Pterolichidae: Pterolichinae) is described from the ultramarine lorikeet Vini ultramarina (Kuhl, 1920) (Psittacidae: Loriinae), an endemic parrot of the Marquesas Islands. A key to known species of the genus Loriprotolichus Mironov et Dabert, 2007 is provided.


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