TitleGeneric and specific synonymy of Mitonyssoides stercoralis Yunker, Lukoschus, and Giesen, 1990 with Coprolactistus whitakeri Radovsky and Krantz, 1998 (Acari : Mesostigmata : Macronyssidae)
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsRadovsky, FJ, Krantz, GW
JournalJournal of Medical Entomology
Volume40
Pagination593-594
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0022-2585
Abstract

Mitonyssoides stercoralis Yunker, Lukoschus, and Giesen, 1990 is recognized as a senior subjective synonym of Coprolactistus whitakeri Radovsky and Krantz, 1998, new synonymy, and therefore Mitonyssoides Yunker, Lukoschus, and Giesen, 1990 is a senior synonym of Coprolactistus Radovsky and Krantz, 1998, new synonymy. By the species synonymy reported in this work, the known range of bat guano associations for M. stercoralis is extended to include both Vespertilionidae and Molossidae. Systematic and distributional implications of the synonymies are discussed.

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DOI10.1603/0022-2585-40.4.593