Ricinus ruficapillus n. sp. (Insecta, Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Ricinidae) - a second Ricinus species on the Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla (Aves, Passeriformes, Furnariidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2004
Authors:Y. Oniki, Mey, E., Willis, E. O.
Journal:Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften
Pagination:129 - 132
Date Published:2004
Keywords:mtax, n. sp., new species, Ricinus

Off a live Rufous-capped Spinetail from São Paulo State, Brazil, Ricinus ruficapillus n.sp. is described and illustrated. Besides Ricinus butleri Oniki, 2000 it is a remarkable record of a second Ricinus species occurred on this host. It is excluded that this is a case of straggling.

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