|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2019|
|Authors:||P. Shrestha, Dik, B., Maharjan, M.|
|Pagination:||491 - 500|
|Keywords:||Aegypoecus bengalensis, chewing lice, ectoparasites, Gyps bengalensis, Nepal, new species, white-rumped vulture|
The purpose of this study was to record the species of chewing lice parasitising Gyps bengalensis (Gmelin, 1788), the white-rumped vulture, in Pithauli, Nawalparasi District, Nepal, from February to June 2017. Three louse species were identified: Cuculiphilus (Aegypiphilus) gypsis (Eichler, 1944), Colpocephalum sp., and the new species Aegypoecus bengalensis, described herein.
Chewing lice from the white-rumped vulture in Nepal, with description of a new species of Aegypoecus