Chewing lice from wild passerines (Aves, Passeriformes) from Vietnam, with description of a new speciesof the genus Brueelia (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:O. Sychra, Literák, I., Hung, N. Manh, Podzemný, P.
Journal:Acta Parasitologica
Pagination:154 - 157
Date Published:2009

Seven species of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) were found on six species of passerine birds (Passeriformes) in northern Vietnam. A description and illustrations of Brueelia alophoixi sp. nov. ex Alophoixus pallidus (Pycnonotidae) are given. New host records are: Abroscopus superciliaris (Sylviidae) for Myrsidea sp.; and Orthotomus sutorius (Sylviidae) and Lonchura striata (Estrildidae) for Brueelia spp.

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