Data from: DNA barcoding and minibarcoding as a powerful tool for feather mite studies

Jorge Doña, Javier Diaz-Real, Sergey Mironov, Pilar Bazaga, David Serrano & Roger Jovani
Feather mites (Astigmata: Analgoidea and Pterolichoidea) are among the most abundant and commonly occurring bird ectosymbionts. Basic questions on the ecology and evolution of feather mites remain unanswered because feather mite species identification is often only possible for adult males, and it is laborious even for specialized taxonomists, thus precluding large-scale identifications. Here, we tested DNA barcoding as a useful molecular tool to identify feather mites from passerine birds. Three hundred and sixty-one specimens of...
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