The Colpocephalum (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Ciconiiformes

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1965
Authors:R. D. Price, Beer J. R.
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:111 - 131
Date Published:1965
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Forty-three species of Colpocephalum s. lat. from the Ciconiiformes are recognized and discussed. Nineteen of these are newly described; they and their type-hosts are nigrae (Ciconia nigra), asiatici (Xeuorhynchus asiaticus asiaticus), nipponi (Nipponia nippon), mycteriae (Mycteria americana), lamelligeri (Anastomus lamelligerus), leucocephali (Ibis leucocephalus), cooki (Leptoptilos dubius), oxycercae (Cercibis oxycerca) , harpiprioni (Harpipriota caerulescewns), oliraceae (Lampribis olivacea akleyorum), carunculatae (Bostrychia carunculata), aethiopicae (Threskiornis aethiopica), melanocephalae (Threskiornis melanocephala), plataleae (Platalea leucorodia major), spinicollis (Carphibis spinicollis) , eremitae (Geronticus eremita) , darisoni (Pseudibis davisoni), scharfi (Anastomus lamelligerus) , and oscitansi (Anastomus oscitans). C. subflavescens Piaget is synonymized with C. turbinatum Denny .A key is given to the species.

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