volume 75, issue 4, P1027-1029 2015
DOI: 10.1590/1519-6984.05914
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Abstract: AbstractDuring the period 2010-2012, eighty individuals of Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819) were collected on the southern coast of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with the objective of determining the presence of feather mites. Of the 80 birds examined, 32.5% were infested by mites, identified as Avenzoaria calidridis (Oudemans, 1904) Palavras-chave: ácaros plumícolas, Avenzoariidae, Pterolichidae, Alloptidae, maçarico-de-sobre-branco.