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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.7 no.3 Curitiba  1990

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751990000300009 

Observaçoes sobre o parasitismo de Gallilichus hiregoudari D'souza & Jagannath (Acari: Syringobiidae) em Gallus gallus (L.) em infestações naturais

 

 

João Luiz Horacio FacciniI; Rossana Virgilio de BarrosII

IProf. Adjunto do Depto. Biologia Animal, UFRRJ, km 47 da antiga Rio-São Paulo, 23851, Seropédica, RJ
IIAluna de Mestrado do Curso de Pós-Graduação em Parasitologia Veterinária, Depto. Biologia Animal, UFRRJ, km 47 da antiga Rio-São Paulo, 23851, Seropédica

 

 


ABSTRACT

The occurence of Gallilichus hiregoudari D'Souza e Jagannath in Gallus gallus (L.) is widespread in Brazil. All life stages of the mite can be found within the quills of primaries and secondaries of the flight feathers. Nymphal heteromorphism, imbalanced sex ratio toward females and thanatochresis are common features. Damage of the pulp caps and raquis are common pathological findings.


 

 

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