A Preliminary Survey of Ectoparasitic Mites (Acari) of the House Sparrow and Mockingbird in Florida

W. A. Phillis III, H. L. Cromroy

Abstract


Three species of ectoparasitic mites were collected from the nests of the house sparrow and mockingbird in Gainesville, Florida. The predominant species collected was Pellonyssus passeri Clark and Yunker.

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