Journal:

2013. 21 (2)

Publicatione: 
A TAXONOMIC NOTE ON THE TYPE SPECIES OF THE FEATHER MITE GENUS ANISANCHUS PETERSON ET ATYEO, 1977 (ACARIFORMES: ANALGOIDEA: ALLOPTIDAE)

Author:

Mironov, S.V.


About author:

Mironov, S.V., Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, 199034, Russia

Annotation:

Anisanchus ptilotus Peterson et Atyeo 1977 syn. n., the type species of the monotypic feather mite genus Anisanchus Peterson et Atyeo 1977 (Analgoidea: Alloptidae), is synonymized with Alloptes (Pterocolus) trachelurus Trouessart, 1885 based on a study of the type specimens. The modern name of the species described by Trouessart is now Anisanchus trachelurus (Trouessart, 1885) comb. n.

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