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Feather mites are normally commensal scavengers feeding on feather fragments and lipids, scaly skin debris, and feather fungi and algae.

                                        FALCONIFORM FEATHER MITES

Analgidae: Ancyralges
Avenzoariidae: Bonnetella
Cheylabididae: Cheylabis, Hemicheylabis
Gabuciniidae: Aetacarus, Aposolenidia, Cathartacarus, Hieracolichus, Metagabucinia, Proaposolenidia,
    Ramogabucinia
Kramerellidae: Pseudogabucinia
Pterolichidae: Epopolichus, Pseudalloptinus
Xolalgidae: Analloptes, Dubininia

                                        STRIGIFORM FEATHER MITES

Kramerellidae: Dermonoton, Kramerella, Petitota
Psoroptoididae: Pandalura
Xolalgidae: Glaucalges

                                               FEATHER MITE GALLERIES

FALCONIFORM FEATHER MITES

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1.  Bonnetella fusca, male, ex osprey
2.  Aetacarus female, ex redtailed hawk
3.  Hieracolichus female, ex broadwinged hawk
4.  Hieracolichus male, ex  goshawk
5.  Dubininia nymph ex American kestrel nest
6.  Pseudalloptinus aquilinus, male, ex bald eagle
7.  Pseudalloptinus aquilinus, male and female, ex bald eagle
8.  Pseudalloptinus aquilinus, bald eagle primary
9.  Pseudalloptinus aquilinus, bald eagle upper primary covert
10. Pseudalloptinus aquilinus, bald eagle upper primary covert

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STRIGIFORM FEATHER MITES

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1.  Dermonoton female, ex screech owl
2.  Petitota bubonis female with egg, ex great horned owl
3.  Petitota bubonis male, ex great horned owl
4.  Pandalura strigisoti female, plumulaceous barb, great horned owl
5.  Pandalura strigisoti male, ex great horned owl secondary
6.  Glaucalges attenuatus female with egg, ex great horned owl
7.  Glaucalges attenuatus male, ex great horned owl
8.  Kramerella female, ex great horned owl
9.  Kramerella male, ex boreal owl
10. Kramerella aprotuberantia egg, ex great grey owl
11. Kramerella aprotuberantia eggs on feather vane, ex great grey owl
12. Kramerella aprotuberantia in pennaceous barbs next to rachis, great grey owl feather
13. Kramerella aprotuberantia in plumulaceous bards, great grey owl feather
14. Kramerella alula, great horned owl alula
15. Kramerella on skin at feather base, great horned owl
 

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