<strong>Three new species of Myrsidea (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from New Zealand passerines (Aves: Passeriformes)</strong>

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:O. Sychra, KOLENCIK, S. T. A. N. I. S. L. A. V., Palma, R. L.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:4126
Issue:3
Pagination:397
Date Published:Aug-06-2017
ISSN:1175-5326
Keywords:Amblycera, Artamidae, Australia, lice, Meliphagidae, Menoponidae, Myrsidea, new species, new zealand, Notio- mystidae, Passeriformes, Phthiraptera
Abstract:

Myrsidea ivanliteraki new species, M. novaeseelandiae new species, and M. hihi new species are described and illustrated from New Zealand birds, with Gymnorhina tibicen, Anthornis melanura and Notiomystis cincta as type hosts respectively. Also, Myrsidea vincula is redescribed and illustrated from one sample ex Strepera fuliginosa from Australia. Keys for the identification of females and males of the five species of Myrsidea recorded from New Zealand are also given.

URL:https://biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.4126.3.5
DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4126.310.11646/zootaxa.4126.3.5
Short Title:Zootaxa
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