A new subgenus and two new species of Amyrsidea (Mallophaga: Menoponidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1977
Authors:W. C. Scharf, Price R. D.
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:815 - 822
Date Published:1977
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Five subgenera are recognized for the genus Amyrsidea Ewing from the Galliformes : Amyrsidea from the Phasianidae, Cracimeopon Carriker from the Cracidae, Desumenponon Carriker from Odontophorus of the Phasianidae, Argimenopon Eichler from 4 families, and the new subgenus Numidimenopon from the Numididae. Two new species are described : A. (N.) vulturini from Acryllium vulturinum and A. (N.) plumifera from Guttera plumifera plumifera .A key is given to the 5 subgenera and keys, descriptions, and illustrations for the species within the subgenera Amyrsidea and Numidimenopon.

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