A new genus and four new species of chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera: Menoponidae) from hummingbirds (Apodiformes: Trochilidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2003
Authors:R. C. Dalgleish, Price R. D.
Journal:Occasional Papers of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology
Pagination:1 - 9
Date Published:2003
Keywords:gen.nov., Leremenopon, mtax, sp.nov., trochilidae

Leremenopon new genus, and four new species, L. fisheri, L. sanchezi, L. donnaldorum, and L. obermani, are described and illustrated. With these descriptions, four genera of chewing lice are now known from hummingbirds.

File attachments: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith