Sambonidae

Sambonidae

[sam′bän·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of pentastomid arthropods in the suborder Porocephaloidea of the order Porocephalida.
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Lizards are often and expectedly hosts to a variety of arthropods, including external mites (Leeuwenhoekiidae, Macronyssidae, Pterygosomatidae, Trombiculidae) or ticks (Argasidae, Ixodidae) and internal pentastomids (Cephalobaenidae, Porocephalidae, Sambonidae) (Wharton & Fuller 1952; Zumpt 1961; Yunker & Radovsky 1966; Hoogstraal & Aeschlimann 1982; Self 1982; Cruz 1984).