Falculifer

Falculifer

a genus of the family of mites Dermoglyphidae.

Falculifer clornutus, Falculifer rostratus
feather mite of pigeons.
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The species harvested are: Ornithyssus bursa, Cnemidocoptes laevis colombae are haematophagous mites; and Falculifer sp which are mites specific to feathers.
In contrast to Falculifer sp least abundant (Table).
Indeed, we have identified seven species of ectoparasites: the mites which are: Ornithonyssus bursa (haematophagous mites), Falculifer sp (feather mites) and Cnemidocoptes laevis colombae (Gale plucking) with four species of lice; Columbicola columbae; Campanulotes bidentatus, Hohorstiella lata (pigeon lice) and Physconelloides eurysema (chicken lice and some columbidae).
and the second group is represented by the mites: Ornithyssusbursa, Cnemidocopteslaeviscolomba are haematophagous mites; And Falculifer sp which are mites specific to feathers.
8 Taxonomic Birds Feather Mites Literature Acciptridae Buteo brachyurus -- -- Vigors Caprimulgidae Hydropsalis Gabuciniidae Paragabucinia Hernandes albicollis brasiliensis (2014b) (Gmelin) Hernandes (1,2) Columbidae Leptotila Falculiferidae Falculifer Gaud and verreauxi leptotilae Gaud Barre Bonaparte and Barre (1) (1992) Picidae Picumnus Analgidae Analges sp.