Nyctibicola longirostris, new genus and species (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae) parasitic on the "Urutau", Nyctibius griseus cornutus (Vieillot) (Aves, Caprimulgiformes, Nyctibiidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1989
Authors:A. Conrado Cicchino
Journal:Revue Suisse de Zoologie
Pagination:445 - 449
Date Published:1989
Keywords:mtax, PHP

The new genus Nyctibicola is distinguished from the other Ischnoceran genera hitherto described by its peculiar characters of the forehead, pterothoracic, and abdominal features and chelotaxy, structures of the male genitalia and greatly produced vulvar margin of female. Nyctibicola longistris sp. nov. , ex Nyctibius griseus cornutus (Vieillot) is the first lice described from a member of the Avian family Nyctibiidae, order Caprimulgiformes.

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