|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1975|
|Journal:||Annals of the Entomological Society of America|
|Pagination:||617 - 622|
Menacanthus eurysternus and M. merisuoii are redescribed. The former is broadly distributed, with specimens studied from 20 families, 70 genera, and 118 species of Passeriformes ; from 3 genera and 5 speci es of Piciformes; and questionably from 4 other host orders. The latter is morphologically very close to M. eurysternus and has been seen from 4 genera of Corvidae. 36 new synonymies are given for M. eurysternzus.
The Menacanthus eurysternus complex (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Passeriformes and Piciformes (Aves)