The Menacanthus (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) of the Piciformes (Aves)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1975
Authors:R. D. Price, Emerson K. C.
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Volume:68
Issue:5
Pagination:779 - 785
Date Published:1975
Keywords:mtax, PHP
Abstract:

Six species o f Menacanthus are recognized from the Piciformes, 5 of which are described and illustrated. These include 1 new species, M . campephili, off Campephilus magellanicus from Argentina. There are 19 new synonymies ,including 14 of M . pici (Denny), 1 of M . exsanguis (Paine and Mann), and 4 o f M. balfouri Waterston. A key to the species is given.

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