The identity of Quadraceps crassipedalis (Harrison) and two new species of Quadraceps (Mallophaga: Philopteridae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1985
Authors:K. C. Emerson, Price R. D.
Journal:Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Pagination:395 - 401
Date Published:1985
Keywords:mtax, PHP

The identity of Quadraceps crassipedalis (Harrison) is claarified by a redescription and illustrations from specimens taken off the type-host Thinocorus rumicivorus. Two new species are described and illustrated: Quadraceps ruficollis off Oreopholus ruficollis in Argentina and Chilie and Q. rubricollis off Charadrius rubricollis in Tasmania, Australia.

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