First Record of the Genus Trochiliphagus Carriker 1960 (Amblycera: Ricinidae) Infesting a Hummingbird from Brazil

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2024
Authors:R. Bassini-Silva, Pesenato, I. P., Barros-Battesti, D. Moraes, Jacinavicius, F. C.
Journal:Neotropical Entomology
Pagination:3 pp
Date Published:May-01-2024
Keywords:Brazil, Chewing lice, ectoparasites, hummingbirds, New record, Thalurania furcata

Four genera and at least fifty species of chewing lice have been recorded infesting hummingbirds (Trochilidae). Here, we record for the first time, the genus Trochiliphagus in Brazil, as well as, a new host record for Trochiliphagus mellivorus Carriker, the fork-tailed woodnymph, Thalurania furcata.

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