The host species are scattered in two subfamilies, the Dipodomyinae (species of Dipodomys and Microdipodops) and Perognathinae (species of Perognathus and Chaetodipus) (Patton, 1993: 477). [ex. Durden, L. A., Musser, G. G. 1994. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 218: 1-90]. Holotype female and allotype male from Dipodomys californicus, Covelo, California, in the Ferris Collection, Department of Entomology, University of California, Bcrkeley. [ex. Kim, K. C., Pratt, H. D., Stojanovich, C. J. 1986. The Sucking Lice of North America, p. 241: Pennsylvania State University]
Anoplura and Mallophaga of North American mammals, Stanford Univ. Pub., Univ. Ser.
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).