A new species of Brueelia Kéler, 1936 (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) from the blue-black grassquit (Aves: Passeriformes: Emberizidae) in Brazil

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2006
Authors:M. Paiva Valim, Palma R. L.
Pagination:27 - 32
Date Published:2006
Keywords:blue-black grassquit, Brueelia, chewing lice, new species, Passeriformes, Philopteridae, Phthiraptera, Volatinia

A new species of Brueelia Kéler, 1936 is described and illustrated, based on lice collected from the blue-black grassquit, Volatinia jacarina (Linnaeus, 1766), in Brazil. This is the first species of Philopteridae recorded from this Neotropical passeriform species

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