Kim and Weisser (1973, 1974) discussed usage of the name Haematopinus eurysternus in relation to that of Solenopotes capillatus. [ex. Durden, L. A., Musser, G. G. 1994. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 218: 1-90] Lectotype female, Britain, Denny Collection, British Museum. Nitzsch’s name “Pediculuss eurysternum from “Bovis tauri” without description and illustration is a nomen nudum and is a senior synonym of Solenopotes capillatus Enderlein (Kim and Weisser 1973).
Taxon Citation Remarks:
Citation information points to the most recent interpretation of the taxon name (not the original, which is absent from the sucking louse checklist).