The Menacanthus (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Passeriformes (Aves)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1977
Authors:R. D. Price
Journal:Journal of Medical Entomology
Pagination:207 - 220
Date Published:1977
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Twenty-eight species of Menacanthus are recognized, discussed, and keyed. These include 7 new species with the following type-hosts : M. stumellae from Stumella magna, M. quiscali from Quiscalus quiscula, M. tyranni from Tyannus verticalis, M. obsoleti from Salpictes obsoletus, M. aedonis from Troglodytes aedon, M. dendroicae from Dendroica discolor, and M. geothlypis from Geothlypis trichas. There are 23 new synonymies and 6 names listed as nomina dubia. Neotypes are erected for Pediculus curuccae Schrank and Menopon pusillum Nitzsch ; lectotypes are designated for Colpocephalum chrysophaeum Kellogg and Menopon distinctum Kellogg & Chapman.

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