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A List of the Parasitic Mites of the Strigiformes. (updated from Philips 2000 Raptor Res. 34(3): 210-231)

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OWL                                                                                     MITE                              HABITAT            REFERENCES

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Strigiformes                                                                              Dermanyssus gallinae             skin/nest           Pfister 1991

                                                                                                Rhinonyssidae                           nasal cavity      Butenko et al. 1972

 

Family Strigidae                                                                        Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Radford 1953, 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata                feathers            Radford 1953, 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella lyra                       feathers            Radford 1953, 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers             Radford 1953, 1958

 

Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus)                          Dermanyssus americanus       skin/nest           Philips 1990

                                                                                                Harpyrhynchoides aegolius                             Bochkov and OConnor 2013

                                                                                                Petitota sp.                              feathers            Philips, present work

                                                                                                Rhineocius aegolii                  nasal cavity        Knee et al. 2008
                                                                                             

Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus)                                               Dermanyssus gallinae            nest                  Krištofík et al 2003

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Niethammer 1938                                                                                                 Harpyrhynchoides n. sp.               skin                  Philips 1993

                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata1              feathers            Niethammer 1938,                                                                                                                                                                         Dubinin, 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella major1, 2               feathers           Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Nordberg 1936,

                                                                                                                                                                         Dubinin 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                         Radford 1958
                                                                                                                                Kramerella mrciaki                feathers            Cerny 1973,

                                                                                                                                                                        Mironov 1997

                                                                                                Kramerella n. sp.                     feathers            Philips, present work
                                                                                                Mesalgoides picimajoris1        feathers            Lönnfors 1937

                                                                                                Ornithomyssus sylviarum        nest                 Krištofík et al 2003

                                                                                                Paralges sp.1                           quills                 Philips 1993

                                                                                                Passeroptes n. sp.                    skin                  Philips 1990
                                                                                                Petitota aluconis                     feathers            Lönnfors 1937

                                                                                                Petitota haengii                      feathers            Mironov 1997
                                                                                                Rhinoecius aegolii                   nasal cavity       Butenko 1971,

                                                                                                                                                                        Philips 1993, Knee

                                                                                                                                                                        et al. 2008

 

Marsh Owl (Asio capensis)                                                      Dermonoton parallelus           feathers            Gaud & Mouchet

                                                                                                                                                                        1959b, Gaud & Till

                                                                                                                                                                         1961, Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella oti                         feathers            Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Rhinoecius africanus               nasal cavity       Zumpt & Patterson

                                                                                                                                                                         1951, Zumpt & Till

                                                                                                                                                                          1961

                                                                                                                                                                       

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)                                           mites3                                       skin                  Maa 1966

                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            Dubinin 1956
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Buchholz 1869
                                                                                                Kramerella flammei                feathers            Lönnfors 1937,

                                                                                                                                                                        Elbihari 1968,

                                                                                                                                                                        Mayberry et al. 2000
                                                                                                Kramerella lyra                       feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Radford 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Radford 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella oti                         feathers            Vasyukova et al. 1996

                                                                                                Kramerella sp.                        feathers            Kurey 1976
                                                                                                Leptotrombidium akamushi    skin/nest           Wharton & Fuller 1952
                                                                                                Microlichus turdicola3             skin                  Fain, Gaud & Philips
                                                                                                                                                                         1987

                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Rothschild & Clay

                                                                                                                                                                        1952

                                                                                                Petitota aluconis                     feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Proctophyllodes polyxenus1    feathers            Atyeo & Braasch 1966
                                                                                                Rhinoecius alifanovi                nasal cavity       Butenko 1976, Knee

                                                                                                                                                                         et al. 2008

                                                                                                Rhinoecius sp.                           nasal cavity      Knee et al. 2008

 

Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)                                                    chiggers (Trombiculidae)           skin/nest           Maa & Kuo 1965

                                                                                                mites3                                       skin                  Walter 1989

                                                                                                Bubophilus asiobius                quills                 Skoracki & Bochkov

                                                                                                                                                                        2002, Skoracki 2011

                                                                                                Dermanyssus americanus       skin/nest           Moss 1978
                                                                                                Dermanyssus hirundinis          skin/nest           Kutzer et al. 1982
                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus           feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Eulaelaps stabularis1              mammals         Kutzer et al. 1982

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Buchholz 1869,

                                                                                                                                                                        Canestrini & Kramer

                                                                                                                                                                         1899, Radford 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        1958
                                                                                                Glycyphagus domesticus1, 3     nest                  Büttiker & Cerny 1974

                                                                                                Harpyrhynchoides asio            skin                  Fain 1972
                                                                                                Kramerella lyra                       feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a. Radford 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella oti                         feathers            Lönnfors 1937,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958,

                                                                                                                                                                         Vasilev 1959, Cerny

                                                                                                                                                                        1977, Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Kramerella sp.                        feathers            Kurey 1976

                                                                                                Microlichus avus3                    skin                  Ash & Hughes 1952

                                                                                                Microlichus charadricola3       skin                  Büttiker & Cerny

                                                                                                                                                                        1974

                                                                                                Myialges macdonaldi3             skin                  Hill et al. 1967
                                                                                                Myialges nudus                       skin                  Fain 1965, Fain &

                                                                                                                                                                        Grootaert 1996

                                                                                                Myialges uncus3                      skin                  Ash & Hughes 1952,

                                                                                                                                                                        Fain 1965   

                                                                                                Neoboydaia colymbiformi      nasal cavity       Knee et al. 2008

                                                                                                Neotrombicula lipovskyi         skin/nest           Loomis 1956

                                                                                               Ornithonyssus sylviarum                                 Knee and Proctor 2007
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Buchholz 1869,

                                                                                                                                                                        Canestrini & Kramer

                                                                                                                                                                        1899, Radford 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        1958, Kurey 1976,

                                                                                                                                                                        Cerny 1977

                                                                                                Rhinoecius brikinboricus         nasal cavity       Butenko 1976, Knee

                                                                                                                                                                         et al. 2008
                                                                                                Rhinoecius oti                          nasal cavity       Cooreman 1946

                                                                                                Strelkoviacarus critesi3           skin                  Hill et al. 1967
                                                                                                Sternostoma strigitis               nasal cavity       Butenko 1976

 

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama)                                                Neocheyletiella athene            nasal cavity     Fain & Bochkov 2002

Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)                                       Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            Kurey 1976

                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus                                   Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Euschoengastoides gurneyi     skin/nest           Loomis 1956

                                                                                                Glaucalges sp.                                                 Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Hypodectes propus1                subcutaneous    Pence & Bergan 1996
                                                                                                Hyponeocula montanensis      skin/nest           Loomis 1956

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Dubinin

                                                                                                                                                                        1953, Radford 1958

                                                                                                 Kramerella sp.                                               Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Neoschoengastia americana   skin/nest           Loomis 1956, Everett

                                                                                                                                                                        et al. 1972

                                                                                                Proctophyllodes polyxenus1    feathers           Atyeo & Braasch 1966
                                                                                                Rhinoecius bisetosus               nasal cavity       Strandtmann 1952, 

                                                                                                                                                                        Amaral 1962
                                                                                                Sternostoma augei                  nasal cavity       Amaral 1962,

                                                                                                                                                                        Pence & Casto 1975
                                                                                                Tytodectes speotyto                subcutaneous    Pence & Bergan 1996

Little Owl (Athene noctua)                                                      Neotrombicula autumnalis     skin/nest           Koptzev et al. 1961
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1958, 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata                feathers            Haller 1878
,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Niethammer 1938,

                                                                                                                                                                        Dubinin 1953, Radford

                                                                                                                                                                        1958, Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Ornithogastia ariadnae           skin/nest           Hushcha 1982
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1958,     
                                                                                                                                                                        1980                                      
                                                                                                Rhinoecius subbisetosus          nasal cavity       Bregetova 1965

 

Bubo sp.                                                                                  Dermanyssus gallinae             skin/nest           Strandtmann &

                                                                                                                                                                        Wharton 1958

                                                                                                Dermonoton bubonis4             feathers            Gaud 1980

 

Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo africanus)                                       Astrida caprimulgi                  nasal cavity       Fain 1956a,

                                                                                                                                                                        Zumpt & Till 1961

                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus           feathers            Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella maculata              feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Rhinoecius buboensis              nasal cavity       Fain 1958, 1959b,

                                                                                                                                                                        1960, Zumpt 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                         Domrow 1969

 

Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo)                                             mites3                                       skin                  Walter 1989

                                                                                                Dermonoton longiventer         feathers            Sohn & Noh 1994

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus             feathers            Lönnfors 1937,

                                                                                                                                                                        Mumcuoglu &

                                                                                                                                                                        Muller 1974
                                                                                                Kramerella bubonis                feathers            Lönnfors 1937,

                                                                                                                                                                        Dubinin 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                         Radford 1958, Mrciak

                                                                                                                                                                        Mrciak & Brander 1967,

                                                                                                                                                                        Sohn & Noh 1994

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Dubinin 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958

                                                                                                Pandalura cirrata                                           Muller 1860,  

                                                                                                                                                                       Mumcuoglu &

                                                                                                                                                                        Müller 1974, Mironov 2011

                                                            Pandalura strigisoti                 feathers            Lönnfors 1937

                                                            this may have been Pandalura cirrata

                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                Petitota bubonis                      feathers            Atyeo & Philips 1984,

                                                                                                                                                                        Sohn & Noh 1994

Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl (Bubo lacteus)                                      Dermonoton apoplax              feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus           feathers            Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella lobata                   feathers            Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata1              feathers            Radford 1958
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

Akun Eagle-Owl (Bubo leucostictus)                                       Dermonoton apoplax              feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

 

Philippine Eagle-owl (Bubo philippensis)                                  Dermonoton longiventer                                Desamero et al. 2011

Fraser’s Eagle-Owl (Bubo poensis)                                          Dermonoton apoplax              feathers            Gaud & Mouchet

                                                                                                                                                                        1959b, Gaud &

                                                                                                                                                                        Tiill 1961, Gaud

                                                                                                                                                                        1980
                                                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus             feathers            Gaud & Mouchet

                                                                                                                                                                          1959a, Gaud &

                                                                                                                                                                          Till 1961, Gaud

                                                                                                                                                                        1980
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

Shelley’s Eagle-Owl (Bubo shelleyi)                                         Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella lobata                   feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)                                                 mites3                                       skin                  Bequaert 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        Maa 1969

                                                                                                Blattisocius keegani1, 3            trees                Philips & Fain 1991

                                                                                                Bubophilus ascalaphus            quills                Philips & Norton

                                                                                                                                                                        1978

                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.4                     feathers            Kurey 1976

                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus                                   Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Epidermoptidae3                       skin                  Herman 1945                           
                                                                                                Euschoengastia numerosa      skin/nest           Wrenn & Loomis 1974
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Elbihari 1968,

                                                                                                                                                                        Atyeo & Philips 1984,

                                                                                                                                                                        Mayberry et al. 2000

                                                                                                                                                                        Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Harpyrhynchoides sp.              skin                  Philips, present work
                                                                                                Knemidocoptes mutans           skin                  Schulz et al. 1989,

                                                                                                                                                                        Schulz 1990, Malley

                                                                                                                                                                        & Whitbread 1996,

                                                                                                                                                                        Houston et al. 1998
                                                                                                Kramerella n. sp.                     feathers            Philips & Norton 1978,

                                                                                                                                                                        Atyeo & Philips 1984,

                                                                                                                                                                        Philips 1993,

                                                                                                                                                                        Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Myialges anchora3                  skin                  Furman & Tarshis

                                                                                                                                                                        1953, Bequaert

                                                                                                                                                                        1953, Fain 1965
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Atyeo & Philips 1984,

                                                                                                                                                                        Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                these records may be Pandalura cirrata

                                                                                                Paralges n. sp.                        quills                 Philips 1993

                                                                                                Petitota bubonis                      feathers            Atyeo & Philips 1984

                                                                                                Pneumophagus bubonis          lungs                 Fain &  Smiley 1989
                                                                                                Proctophyllodes polyxenus1    feathers            Atyeo & Braasch 1966
                                                                                                Rhinoecius grandis                  nasal cavity       Strandtmann 1952,

                                                                                                                                                                         Knee et al. 2008

 

Glaucidium sp.                                                                        Neotytodectes mexicanus2      subcutaneous    O'Connor 1981

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum)                 Eutrombicula alfreddugesi     skin/nest           Brennan & Jones

                                                                                                                                                                        1960, Loomis 1969

 

Asian Barred Owlet (Glaucidium cuculoides)                          Rhinoecius bisetosus               nasal cavity       Strandtmann 1960,

                                                                                                                                                                        Wilson 1968

                                                                                                                                                                       

Mountain Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium gnoma)                            Kramerella sp.                        feathers            Kurey 1976

Eurasian Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium passerinum)                      Dermonoton eventratus          feathers            Canestrini & Kramer

                                                                                                                                                                        1899, Dubinin 1956,

                                                                                                                                                                         Radford 1953, 1958

                                                                                               Kramerella glaucidii                 feathers            Mrciak & Brander

                                                                                                                                                                        1967, Cerny &

                                                                                                                                                                         Wiesner 1992

 

Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)                            Astrida caprimulgi                  nasal cavity       Fain 1956a, Zumpt

                                                                                                                                                                         & Till 1961

 

Cuban Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium siju)                                      Tytodectes glaucidii                subcutaneous    Fain 1967, Cerny

                                                                                                                                                                        1969
                                                                                               
Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio)                                   mites3                                       skin                  Bequaert 1953, Fain

                                                                                                                                                                        1965, Maa 1969

                                                                                                Dermanyssus americanus       skin/nest           Ewing 1925, 1936,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1950,

                                                                                                                                                                        Evans & Till 1962,

                                                                                                                                                                        Moss 1978
                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            Kurey 1976
                                                                                                Harpyrhynchoides sp.             skin                  Philips 1993
                                                                                                Miyatrombicula cynos 2          skin/nest           Philips 1978, Philips &

                                                                                                                                                                        Dindal 1990

                                                                                                Neoschoengastia americana   skin/nest           Everett et al. 1972

                                                                                                Ornithonyssus sylviarum                                 Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Syringophilidae                         quills                 Johnston & Kethley

                                                                                                                                                                        1973

 

Whiskered Screech-Owl (Megascops trichopsis)                     Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            Kurey 1976

Barking Owl (Ninox connivens)                                               Leptotrombidium nissani        skin/nest           Domrow  1974,

                                                                                                                                                                        Domrow &

                                                                                                                                                                        Lester 1985
                                                                                                Neoschoengastia americana   skin/nest           Domrow & Lester

                                                                                                                                                                        1985
                                                                                                Rhinoecius cooremani             nasal cavity       Domrow 1969, 1987

 

Solomon Hawk-Owl (Ninox jacquinoti)                                  Odontacarus trisetosus           skin/nest           Goff 1979

 

Morepork (Ninox novaeseelandiae)                                        Leptotrombidium nissani        skin/nest           Domrow 1974,

                                                                                                                                                                        Domrow &

                                                                                                                                                                        Lester 1985
                                                                                                Neoschoengastia americana   skin/nest           Domrow & Lester

                                                                                                                                                                        1985
                                                                                                Rhinoecius cooremani             nasal cavity       Domrow 1967,

                                                                                                                                                                         1987

 

New Britain Hawk-Owl (Ninox odiosa)                                   mites3                                       skin                  Maa 1966

                                                                                                Analgidae3                                skin                  Philips & Fain 1991

 

Philippine Hawk-Owl (Ninox philippensis)                              Oconnoria inexpectata           quills                 Gaud et al. 1989

 

Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca)                                              Knemidocoptes sp.                  skin                  Cooper 1978, 1985
                                                                                                Rhinoecius nycteae                  nasal cavity       Butenko 1976, Knee

                                                                                                                                                                         et al. 2008

 

Otus sp.                                                                                   Myialges bombycillae3            skin                  Philips & Fain 1991

 

Variable Screech-Owl (Otus atricapillus)                                Blankaartia sinnamaryi          skin/nest           Brennan & Yunker 1966

 

Indian Scops-Owl (Otus bakkamoena)                                   chiggers (Trombiculidae)           skin/nest          Maa & Kuo 1965
                                                                                                feather mites                             feathers            Maa & Kuo 1965
                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Leptotrombidium deliense      nest/skin           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan 

                                                                                                                                                                        1971

                                                                                                Ornithonyssus bursa               skin/nest           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan                      

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Rhinoecius cavannus               nasal cavity      Wilson 1968,

                                                                                                                                                                        McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Toritrombicula densipiliata    skin/nest           Nadchatram 1967,

                                                                                                                                                                        Vercammen-Grandjean

                                                                                                                                                                        & Langston 1976
                                                                                                Toritrombicula vorca              skin/nest          Vercammen-Grandjean

                                                                                                                                                                        & Langston 1976

 

White-faced Scops-Owl (Otus leucotis)                                   Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

Reddish Scops-Owl (Otus rufescens)                                      Leptotrombidium deliense      skin/nest           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971

                                                                                                Toritrombicula densipiliata    skin/nest           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971

Eurasian Scops-Owl (Otus scops)                                            chiggers (Trombiculidae)           skin/nest          Maa & Kuo 1965
                                                                                                feather mites                             feathers            Maa & Kuo 1965

                                                                                                mites3                                       skin                 Maa 1969

                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelilobus1     feathers          Radford 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                       1958

                                                                                                Dermonoton parallelus             feathers          Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884c, Canestrini &

                                                                                                                                                                        Kramer 1899,

                                                                                                                                                                        Dubinin 1956,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud & Till

                                                                                                                                                                        1961

                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            McClure & Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971   

                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata                feathers            Dubinin 1953
                                                                                                Kramerella lyra                       feathers            Dubinin 1953

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers            Shumilo et al. 1973

                                                                                                Leptotrombidium deliense      skin/nest           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Neoschoengastia longipes       skin/nest           McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971

African Scops-Owl (Otus senegalensis)                                   Astrida caprimulgi                  nasal cavity       Fain 1956a, Zumpt &

                                                                                                                                                                        Till 1961

Mountain Scops-Owl (Otus spilocephalus)                              Astrida caprimulgi                  nasal cavity       Fain 1963a
                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            McClure & Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Leptotrombidium scutellare    skin/nest           McClure & Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971
                                                                                                Neoschoengastia sp.               skin/nest           McClure & Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971

 

Band-bellied Owl (Pulsatrix melanota)                                   Rhinoecius nycteae                  nasal cavity       Amaral 1962

Vermiculated Fishing-Owl (Scotopelia bouvieri)                      Dermonoton parallelilobus     feathers            Gaud 1980

Pel’s Fishing-Owl (Scotopelia peli)                                          Dermonoton parallelilobus     feathers            Gaud & Mouchet

                                                                                                                                                                        1959b, Gaud &

                                                                                                                                                                        Till 1961, Gaud

                                                                                                                                                                        1980

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus             feathers           Gaud & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud  1980
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1980

 

Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)                                                         Bubophilus aluconis                 quills                Nattress & Skoracki 2009,

                                                                                                                                                                         Skoracki 2011

                                                                                                Dermanyssus hirundinis2         skin/nest           Zeman & Jurik 1981

                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus             feathers            Atyeo, pers. comm.
                                                                                                Kramerella aluconis                feathers            Lönnfors 1937,

                                                                                                                                                                        Dubinin 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shumilo et al. 1973

                                                                                                Kramerella major                   feathers            Dubinin 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Gaud 1958, 1980
                                                                                                Petitota aluconis                     feathers            Buchholz 1869,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1953,

                                                                                                                                                                        1958

Brown Wood-Owl (Strix leptogrammica)                               feather mites                             feathers            Maa & Kuo 1965

Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)                                             Dermonoton parallelilobus     feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884c, Canestrini                  

                                                                                                                                                                         & Kramer 1899,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1953, 1958,

                                                                                                                                                                        Dubinin 1956,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud 1980

                                                                                                Kramerella aprotuberantia     feathers            Philips, present work

                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Philips, present work

                                                                                                Passeroptes n. sp.                    skin                  Philips, present work

                                                                                                Petitota sp.                              feathers            Philips, present work

                                                                                                Rhinoecius cooremani             nasal cavity       Knee et al. 2008
                                               

Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis)                                             Euschoengastia sp.                 skin/nest           Hunter et al. 1994,

                                                                                                (probably numerosa)                                       Gutiérrez et al. 1995

                                                                                                                                        

Mottled Wood-Owl (Strix ocellata)                                        Myialges bombycillae3            skin                  Philips and Fain 1991

 

Ural Owl (Strix uralensis)                                                        Kramerella aprotuberantia     feathers            Dubinin 1953,                                                                                                                                                                           Radford 1958
                                                                                                Petitota aluconis                     feathers            Niethammer 1938

Barred Owl (Strix varia)                                                         Dermonoton serratus                                       Elbihari 1968,

                                                                                                                                                                         Mayberry et al. 2000

                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            Kurey 1976,

                                                                                                                                                                  Forrester & Spalding 2003                                                                                                     Dermonoton parallelilobus    feathers             Banks 1915

                                                                                                Kramerella sp.                        feathers            Kurey 1976,

                                                                                                                                                                    Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Ornithonyssus sp.                    feathers            Peters 1936

                                                                                               Ornithonyssus sylviarum                                 Nelder & Reeves 2005,

                                                                                                                                                                        Knee and Proctor 2007
                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Paralges n. sp.                         quills                Philips, present work

                                                                                                Passeroptes n. sp.                    skin                  Philips, present work

                                                                                                Petitota aluconis                                             Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Rhinoecius cooremani             nasal cavity       Strandtmann 1952,

                                                                                                                                                                         Pence 1973

                                                                                                                                                                      

Mottled Owl (Strix virgata)                                                     Blankaartia sinnamaryi          skin/nest           Brennan & Yunker

                                                                                                                                                                        1966
                                                                                                Eutrombicula alfreddugesi     skin/nest           Brennan & Jones 1960,

                                                                                                                                                                        Loomis 1969

 

African Wood-Owl (Strix woodfordii)                                     Dermonoton spp.                    feathers            Cheke 1972, 1978
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Gaud 1980
                                               

Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula)                                          Kramerella major                   feathers            Mégnin & Trouessart

                                                                                                                                                                        1884a, Dubinin

                                                                                                                                                                         1953, Radford 1958

                                                                                                Kramerella  sp.                       feathers            Vasyukova et al. 1996

Family Tytonidae

 

Congo Bay-Owl (Phodilus prigoginei)                                    Dermonoton parallelus           feathers            Gaud 1980

Barn Owl (Tyto alba)                                                               mites3                                       skin                  Maa 1969

                                                                                                Aureliania aureliani                nasal cavity       Fain 1956b, 1963b,

                                                                                                                                                                        Zumpt & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                        Domrow 1969,

                                                                                                                                                                        1991

                                                                                                 Dermonoton parallelus                                  

                                                                                                Dermonoton sclerourus          feathers            Gaud 1980, D'Souza

                                                                                                                                                                        et al. 1986
                                                                                                Dermonoton sp.                      feathers            McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                       Ratanaworabhan 1971,

                                                                                                                                                                        Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Glaucalges attenuatus            feathers            Rothschild and Clay 1952,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958, Gaud 1958,

                                                                                                                                                                        1980, Gaud  & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                        Cerny 1967, D'Souza et al.

                                                                                                                                                                        1986,

                                                                                                                                                                         Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Glaucalges tytonis                   feathers            Dabert et al. 2008

                                                                                                Glaucalges sp.                         feathers            McClure &

                                                                                                                                                                        Ratanaworabhan

                                                                                                                                                                        1971, Kurey 1976

                                                                                                Harpyrhynchoides tyto            skin                  Fain 1972

                                                                                                Kramerella lunulata                feathers            Niethammer 1938,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud & Petitot

                                                                                                                                                                        1948a, Cerny 1967,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bunn et al. 1982

                                                                                                Kramerella lyra                       feathers            Radford 1958
                                                                                                Kramerella quadrata              feathers            Gaud 1980,

                                                                                                                                                                        Forrester & Spalding 2003
                                                                                                Kramerella sp.                        feathers            Kurey 1976
                                                                                                Leptotrombidium nissani        skin/nest           Domrow 1974,

                                                                                                                                                                        Domrow &

                                                                                                                                                                        Lester 1985
                                                                                                Neoboydaia sp.                       nasal cavity       Dusbábek & Cerny 1970

                                                Neottialges evansi1                 subcutaneous    Pence & Bergan 1996
                                                Ornithonyssus bursa               skin/nest           Domrow 1977
                                                Ornithonyssus sylviarum         skin/nest           Cooper 1978
                                                Ornithonyssus sp.                    skin/nest           Keymer 1972

                                                                                                Pandalura strigisoti                feathers            Niethammer 1938,

                                                                                                                                                                        Radford 1958,

                                                                                                                                                                        Gaud 1958, Gaud

                                                                                                                                                                         & Mouchet 1959a,                                                                                                                                                                          Gaud & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                                                         Gaud 1980,

                                                                                                                                                                         Forrester & Spalding 2003

                                                                                                Rhinoecius tytonis                   nasal cavity       Fain 1956c, 1959a,

                                                                                                                                                                        Zumpt & Till 1961,

                                                                                                                                     Domrow 1969
                                                            Tytodectes strigis                    subcutaneous    Gene 1848, Fain 1967,

                                                                                                                                    Wurst & Havelka 1997
                                                            Tytodectes tyto                        subcutaneous    Fain 1966b, 1967,

                                                                                                                                     Pence & Bergan 1996

African Grass-Owl (Tyto capensis)                                          Dermonoton sclerourus          feathers            Gaud 1980
                                                                                                Kramerella quadrata              feathers            Gaud 1980

Australian Masked-Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae)                     mites3                                       skin                  Maa 1966

                                                                                                Tytodectes tyto                        subcutaneous    Domrow 1992

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1 These are incorrectly identified or accidental records.

2 Nest record.

 3 These mites were found on louseflies (Hippoboscidae) on the bird.

 4 Dermonoton bubonis from Bubo sp. (Gaud 1980) is actually an invalid nomen nudum for an undescribed species of Dermonoton from Bubo virginianus (Gaud, pers. comm).