The Menacanthus eurysternus complex (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Passeriformes and Piciformes (Aves)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1975
Authors:Price, RD
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Pagination:617 - 622
Date Published:1975
Keywords:mtax, PHP

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.

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