New Genus and Two New Species of Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) Parasitizing New Guinean Peltops (Passeriformes: Artamidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2019
Authors:D. R. Gustafsson
Journal:Journal of Parasitology
Pagination:840 - 845
Date Published:11-2019
Keywords:new genera, New Guinea, new species, Peltops montanus

The genus Sarahcultrix n. gen. (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) is described and illustrated based on 2 new species of chewing lice from New Guinean birds in the genus Peltops Wagler, 1829 (Passeriformes: Artamidae). These species are: Sarahcultrix ypsilophora n. sp. ex Peltops montanus Stresemann, 1921, and Sarahcultrix sphenura n. sp. ex Peltops blainvillii (Garnot, 1827).

Short Title:Journal of Parasitology
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