Fig 81 (a). Tinaminyssus zenaidurae female dorsal habitus.

Fig 81 (b). Tinaminyssus zenaidurae female dorsum.

Fig 81 (c). Tinaminyssus zenaidurae female venter.

Tinaminyssus (=Neonyssus) zenaidurae (Crossley, 1952)

North American host records:
Columbidae:
Columbina passerina, Common Ground-Dove (Crossley 1952; Strandtmann 1961; Wilson 1964; Pence 1975)
Zenaida macroura, Mourning Dove (Crossley 1952; Owen 1958; Strandtmann 1961; Wilson 1964, 1968; Pence 1973, 1975; Spicer 1987; Knee et al. 2008)

Diagnostic characteristics:
– poststigmatal platelet present
– paranal setae at level with anal opening

References:
Crossley, D.A. 1952. Two new nasal mites from Columbiform birds. Journal of
        Parasitology, 38: 385-390.
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,
        140
: 364-379.
Owen, B.L. 1958. Records of nasal mites of the mourning dove. The Texas Journal of Science, 10: 447.
Pence, D.B. 1973. The nasal mites of birds from Louisiana. VI. New and additional
        records of Dermanyssids (Rhinonyssinae) with description of a new species.
        Journal of Parasitology, 59: 359-362.
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.
Spicer, G.S. 1987. Prevalence and host-parasite list of some nasal mites from birds
        (Acarina: Rhinonyssidae, Speleognathidae). Journal of Parasitology, 73: 259-264.
Strandtmann, R.W. 1961. Neonyssus triangulus n.sp. nasal mite (Acarina:
        Mesostigmata) from the white winged dove (Aves: Columbiformes) and key to
        the species of the genus Neonyssus. Journal of Parasitology, 47: 323-328.
Wilson, N. 1964. New records and descriptions of Rhinonyssidae, mostly
        from New Guinea (Acarina: Mesostigmata). Pacific Insects, 6: 357-388.
Wilson, N. 1968. Records of nasal mites (Mesostigmata: Rhinonyssidae) from New
        Guinea, Philippines and United States. Journal of Medical Entomology, 5: 211-223.

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