The genus Psittacomenopon (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Psittaciformes

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1966
Authors:R. D. Price, Beer J. R.
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:950 - 955
Date Published:1966
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Descriptions and a key are given for the known species. Psittacomenopon gulielmi (type-host : Poicephalus gulielnii massaicus ) is described as new .New synonymies include Psittacomenopon heterocephalum ( Nitzsch) (= Menopon acuticeps Piaget ) and P. impar (Piaget ) (= Colpocephalum pachypus Piaget , Menopon impar var. poicephalus Bedford, and P. africapon Eichler).

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