The Geomydoecus neocopei complex (Mallophaga: Trichodectidae) of the Thomomys umbrinus pocket gophers (Rodentia: Geomyidae) of Mexico

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1980
Authors:R. D. Price, Hellenthal R. A.
Journal:Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Volume:53
Issue:3
Pagination:567 - 580
Date Published:1980
Keywords:mtax, PHP
Abstract:

Seven species of the Geomydoecus (Thomomydoe cus) neocopei complex are described and illustrated: G. (T.) neocopei Price and Emerson from Thomomys umbrinus tolucae Nelson and Goldman; G. (T.) genowaysi Price and Emerson from 6 subspecies of T. umbrinus (type-host: T. u. madrensis Nelson and Goldman); G. (T.) asymmetricus n. sp. from T. u. chihuahuae Nelson and Goldman; G. (T.) greeri n. sp. from T. u. juntae An- derson; G. (T.) jamesbeeri Price and Emerson from T. u. supernus Nelson and Goldman; G. (T.) peregrini n. sp. from T. u. peregrinus Merriam; and G. (T.) potteri n. sp. from T. u. crassidens Nelson and Goldman. A key is given for the identification of the males of the complex.

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