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Tydeinae mites (Acariformes: Prostigmata: Tydeidae) from bird nests with description of three new species

Andrzej Kaźmierski, Martyna Marciniak, Bozena Sikora


Research and collecting of the Polish tydeid mite fauna have resulted, among others, in a collective list of species occurring in bird nests. Three of them are described as new to science and two others are new to Polish fauna. A checklist of the species of the Tydeinae from bird nests is provided. The new species are: Lorryia lusciniella Kaźmierski & Marciniak sp. nov., L. buceroincerta Kaźmierski & Sikora sp. nov. and L. columbina Kaźmierski sp. nov.


Acari, checklist, new taxa, Poland, systematics


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