ISSN 1911-2173

Sternostoma cryptorhynchum Berlese and Trouessart, 1889

Fig 90 (a). Sternostoma cryptorhynchum female dorsal habitus.

Fig 90 (b). Sternostoma cryptorhynchum female dorsum.

Fig 90 (c). Sternostoma cryptorhynchum female venter.

North American host records:
Pinicola enucleator, Pine Grosbeak (Knee et al. 2008)

Diagnostic characteristics:
– subapical ventral and ventrolateral setae of tarsi II – IV are distally inflated symmetrical setae
– two pairs of setae in the dorsal opisthosomal unsclerotized integument
– paranal setae level with anal opening, and postanal seta absent

Berlese, A., and E.L. Trouessart. 1889. Diagnoses d’acariens nouveaux ou peu connus. Bulletin de la
        Societe de Sciences Naturelles de l’Ouest de la France (Nantes), 2: 126-130.
Knee, W., Proctor, H., and Galloway, T. 2008. Survey of nasal mites (Rhinonyssidae, Ereynetidae,
        and Turbinoptidae) associated with birds in Alberta and Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Entomologist,
: 364-379.Pence, D.B. 1975. Keys, species and host list, and bibliography for nasal mites of
        North American birds (Acarina: Rhinonyssinae, Turbinoptinae,
        Speleognathinae, and Cytoditidae). Special Publications of the Museum Texas
        Tech University, 8: 1-148.