A new subgenus and three new species of Geomydoecus (Mallophaga: Trichodectidae) from Thomomys (Rodentia: Geomyidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1972
Authors:R. D. Price, Emerson K. C.
Journal:Journal of Medical Entomology
Pagination:463 - 467
Date Published:1972
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Two subgenera of Geomydoecus are recognised - the nominate subgenus for 42 previously recognised taxa and Thomomydoecus, n. subgen., for 6 taxa, including 3 new species herein described. The new species and their type-hosts are G. (T.) jamesbeeri from Thomomys umbrinus supernus, G. (T.) genowaysi from T. u. madrensis, and G. (T.) dickermani from T. u. tolucae.

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