Two new species of Philopteroides (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) of the beckeri species-group, from New Guinean painted berrypeckers (Aves: Passeriformes: Paramythiidae).

@article{Najer2016TwoNS,
  title={Two new species of Philopteroides (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) of the beckeri species-group, from New Guinean painted berrypeckers (Aves: Passeriformes: Paramythiidae).},
  author={Tom{\'a}{\vs} Najer and D. Gustafsson and O. Sychra},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2016},
  volume={4139 4},
  pages={
          527-41
        }
}
  • Tomáš Najer, D. Gustafsson, O. Sychra
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • Two new species of the louse genus Philopteroides Mey, 2004 are described and illustrated from two host species of painted berrypeckers, endemic to New Guinea: Philopteroides sinancorellus n. sp. ex Oreocharis arfaki (Meyer, 1875) (tit berrypecker), and Philopteroides gigas n. sp. ex Paramythia montium De Vis, 1892 (crested berrypecker). Both louse species belong to the beckeri species-group based on their short, broad preantennal areas, and shallow median indentations of the hyaline margin… CONTINUE READING
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