The Thomomydoecus wardi complex (Mallophaga: Trichodectidae) of the pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides (Rodentia: Geomyidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1989
Authors:R. A. Hellenthal, Price R. D.
Journal:Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Pagination:245 - 253
Date Published:1989
Keywords:mtax, PHP

Three species of the Thomomydoecus wardi complex are described and illustrated from material off the Northern Pocket Gopher, Thomomys talpoides (Richardson): Thomomydoecus wardi (Price and Emerson) from three subspecies of hosts [type host: Thomomys talpoides macrotis F. W. Miller]; Thomomydoecus barbarae , n. sp. from 15 subspecies [type host: Thomomys talpoides attenuatus Hall and Montague]; and Thomomydoecus arleneae , n. sp. from two subspecies [type host: Thomomys talpoides fossor J. A. Allen].

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