New species of subcutaneous mite in Shags and Cormorants In the course of post-mortem examinations of Shags Pbalacrocorax aristotelis and Cormorants P. carbo from the Fame Islands, Northumberland, we found many carcasses infested with a subcutaneous mite (/. Anim. Ecol., 38:5 3-102). A sample submitted to the British Museum (Natural History) was referred to Dr A. Fain, of the Institute of Tropical ...

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