Although Polyplax serrata is typically found on species of Apodemus, Kristofik and Lysy (1992) also recorded it from a shrew (Crocidura leucodon) and the voles Clethrionomys glareolus and Microtus arvalis. [ex. Durden, L. A., Musser, G. G. 1994. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 218: 1-90]. Originally described from Mus musculus In Eurpoe. Type depository is uncertain. [ex. Kim, K. C., Pratt, H. D., Stojanovich, C. J. 1986. The Sucking Lice of North America, p. 241: Pennsylvania State University]
Rhynchota, No. 6
Taxon Citation Remarks:
Citation information points to the most recent interpretation of the taxon name (not the original, which is absent from the sucking louse checklist).