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Coraciacarus muellermotzfeldi Dabert & Alberti, 2008

Huia mite

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1879

 

Distribution

New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Dabert, J. and Alberti, G. (2008). A new species of the genus Coraciacarus (Gabuciniidae, Pterolichoidea) from the huia Heteralocha acutirostris (Callaeatidae, Passeriformes), an extinct bird species from New Zealand. Journal of Natural History 42(43-44): 2763-2776.

 

Other references:

Heath, Allen, Rolfe, Jeremy and Michel, Pascale. (2022). Conservation status of parasitic mites and ticks (Acari) in New Zealand, 2021. New Zealand Threat Classification Series 37. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 23 pp.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/27334/coraciacarus-muellermotzfeldi-huia-mite

 

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