A new phthiraptera species (Philopteridae) from the red avadavat (Amandava amandava)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2005
Authors:J. Rékási, Saxena A. Kumar
Pagination:87 - 93
Date Published:2005
Keywords:amandavae, Brueelia, n.sp.

A new chewing louse species Brueelia amandavae sp. n. is described based on 2 males and 3 females collected from Amandava amandava (Passeriformes: Estrildidae) captured in Rampur, India. This is the first Ischnoceran louse described from this host.

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