A review of the genus Pseudomenopon (Mallophaga: Menoponidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1974
Authors:R. D. Price
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:73 - 84
Date Published:1974
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Seventeen species of Pseudomenopon Mjoberg are recognised and discussed, with illustrations for 16 of these. Included are 6 new species: P. carrikeri from Heliornis fulica, P. mcclurei from Poliolimnas cinereus, P. phoenicuri from Amaurornis phoenicurus, P. ralliculae from Rallicula leucospila forbesi , P. pilgrimi from Gallirallus a. australis, and P. meinertzhageni from Ortygonax r. rytrihynchos. There are 16 new synonyms: P. pilosum (Scopoli) (= Menopon scitum Piaget, M. delicatulum Piaget, P. jacintoi Tendeiro, P. brazi Tendeiro, P. zlotorzyckae Lucinska), P. scopulacorne (Denny) (= M. parumpilosum Piaget, M. tridens costaricense Carriker, P. rowani Keler), P. dolium (Rudow) (= M. tridens var. insolens Kellogg, M. tridens var. par Kellogg, P. insolens frescai Eichler, P. stuchlyi Lucinska, P. janiszewskae Lucinska), P. concretum (Piaget) (= P. poliocephalus Quadri, P. mendesi Tendeiro), and P. lanceolatum Tendeiro (= P. timmermanni Tendeiro). A key to the species is given.

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