|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1963|
|Authors:||R. D. Price, Beer J. R.|
|Journal:||Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society|
|Pagination:||58 - 64|
We consider that there are now three recognizable species of lice of the genus Colpocephalum sen. lat. occurring on owls, including a new species described here. These species and their respective host ranges are as follows: C. pectinatum Osborn from Speotyto cunicularia, Athene brama, and Otus bakkamoena; C. brachysomum Kellogg and Chapman from Asio flammeus and Bubo virginianus; and C. cholibae, new species, from Otus chohba. C. menoponoides Ewing is considered as a species sedis incertae.
The species of Colpocephalum (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) known to occur on the Strigiformes