Seven species of Ornithonyssinae are recorded from Surinam. Of these, three are described as new: Chiroptonyssus brennani spec. nov., from Molossops (Cynomops) planirostris; Steatonyssus surinamensis spec. nov., from Eptesicus melanopterus; Mitonyssoides stercorals gen. et spec. nov., from Molossus molossus. Chiroptonyssus haematophagus (Fonseca, 1935) is listed for the first time from Surinam and also from Grenada, Windward Is., West Indies.

Parasitic mites, Macronyssidae, Ornithonyssinae, Surinam
Zoologische Mededelingen

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Yunker, C.E, Lukoschus, F.S, & Giesen, K.M.T. (1990). Parasitic mites of Surinam : 24. The subfamily Ornithonyssinae, with descriptions of a new genus and three new species (Acari: Mesostigmata: Macronyssidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 63(14), 169–186.