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Comparative ecology of Neotropical bird lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera)
The bulk of variation in louse load was among host species nested within genera, although some variation occurred at higher taxonomic levels.
The Menacanthus (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the passeriformes (Aves).
  • R. Price
  • Biology
    Journal of medical entomology
  • 25 November 1977
Twenty-eight species of Menacanthus are recognized, discussed, and keyed, including 7 new species with the following type-hosts: M. sturnellae from Sturnella magna, M. quiscali from Quiscalus quiscula, M., tyranni from Tyrannus verticalis, and M. dendroicae from Dendroica discolor.
The species of Myrsidea Waterston (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from the Galápagos Islands, with descriptions of new taxa
Three species and one subspecies of lice in the genus Myrsidea are described and illustrated from passerine hosts from the Galapagos Islands. New taxa are: Myrsidea darwini new species (type host
Taxonomic revision of Old World members of the feather louse genus Columbicola (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera), including descriptions of eight new species
The feather louse genus Columbicola Ewing is revised and divided into 24 species groups, with descriptions and illustrations provided for the 19 Old World species groups. Eight new species are
Myrsidea Waterston (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from the Emberizidae (Passeriformes), with descriptions of 13 new species
The three currently recognized species of Myrsidea from passerine emberizid hosts are discussed. Thirteen new species are described and illustrated. They and their type hosts are Myrsidea campestris