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The eggshell morphology of Rallicola unguiculatus Piaget, 1880 (Ischnocera: Phthiraptera)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2017
Authors:Ahmad, A
Journal:Journal of Parasitic Diseases
Volume:41
Issue:2
Pagination:562 - 564
Date Published:Jan-06-2017
ISSN:0971-7196
Keywords:biting lice, Egg shell morphology, Mallophaga
Abstract:

The egg chorion of the greater coucal louse, Rallicola unguiculatus bears hexagonal ridges. The hat shaped opercular disc also shows hexagonal marks. Twenty to twenty-three button shaped micropyles occur along the opercular rim. The stigma remained obscured under the cementing material.

URL:http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12639-016-0851-9
DOI:10.1007/s12639-016-0851-9
Short Title:J Parasit Dis
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