The genus Myrsidea Waterston (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from the toucans (Piciformes: Ramphastidae), with descriptions of three new species

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2004
Authors:R. D. Price, Hellenthal, R. A., Weckstein, J. D.
Pagination:1 - 18
Date Published:2004

Six species of Myrsidea from toucans are redescribed. Three new species are described and illustrated. They are their type hosts are M. witti ex Ramphastos toco toco Status Müller, M. aleixoi ex Pteroglossus beauharnaesii Wagler, and M. lanei ex P. aracari (L.). Keys are provided for the identification of males and females of these 9 species.

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