Mironov S.V.1, Dabert J.2, Ehrnsberger R.3 2011. A new feather mite species of the genus Loriprotolichus Mironov et Dabert, 2007 (Acariformes: Pterolichidae) from the ultramarine lorikeet Vini ultramarina (Aves: Psittaciformes) // Acarina. Vol.19. No.1: 77–82 [in English].

1 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya quay 1, 199034, Saint Peters­burg, Russia; e-mail: acari@zin.ru

2 Department of Animal Morphology, Faculty of Biology, A. Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61-614, Poznań, Poland; e-mail: dabert@amu.edu.pl

3 Institute of Nature Conservation and Environmental Education, University of Vechta, Driverstrasse 22, D-49377, Vechta, Germany; e-mail: rainer.ehrnsberger@uni-vechta.de

ABSTRACT: A new feather mite species Loriprotolichus vini sp. n. (Pterolichidae: Pterolichinae) is described from the ultramarine lorikeet Vini ultramarina (Kuhl, 1920) (Psittacidae: Loriinae), an endemic parrot of the Marquesas Islands. A key to known species of the genus Loriprotolichus Mironov et Dabert, 2007 is provided.

KEY WORDS: Astigmata, feather mites, Pterolichidae, Loriprotolichus, systematics, Psittacidae.

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