The genus Kurodaia (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) from the Falconiformes, with elevation of the subgenus Falcomenopon to generic rank

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1963
Authors:R. D. Price, Beer J. R.
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:379 - 385
Date Published:1963
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Descriptions and illustrations are given for four species of Kurodaia that occur on the Falconiformes: K. haliaëti (Denny) from Pandion haliaëtus, K. f ulvofasciata (Piaget) (=K. taguatoi Eichler, n. syn.) from 15 species of hawks including 6 Buteo species, K. macrocybe (Carriker ) f rom Buteo platypterus, and K. cheelae from Spilornis cheela. K . macrura Eichler and K. koepckci Eichler are considered species sedis incertae. Falcomenopon Emerson and Elbel, formerly regarded as a subgenus of Kurodaia contains the single species boonsongi Emerson and Elber.

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