A review of the genus Franciscoloa Conci (Mallophaga: Menoponidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1966
Authors:R. D. Price, Beer J. R.
Journal:Pacific Insects
Pagination:633 - 648
Date Published:1966
Keywords:mtax, PHP

The genus Franciscola is characterized and 9 species, 7 of which are new, are described and illustrated. The new species and their type-hosts are : aterrimi from Probosciger aterrimus, roseicapillae from Kakatoe roseicapilla, funerei from Calyptorhynchus funereus, leadbeateri from Kakatoe leadbeateri, thompsoni from Kakatoe haematupygia, fulgidi from Psittrichas fulgidus, and rorati from Lorius roratus. There is one new synonymy : F. pallida (Piaget) (= F. cacatuae Conci). A key is given to species of the genus.

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