Contribution to the knowledge of the Mallophaga (Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Ischnocera) of the Peruvian birds. Part 1

Luis A. Gomez-Puerta, Nelly G. Cribillero

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Abstract

Nine species of Mallophaga from Peruvian birds are reported in this work. Two Mallophaga Amblycera: Heteromenopon laticapitis y Menacanthus pici, as well as seven Mallophaga Ischnocera: Alcedoffula theresae, Brueelia brunneinucha, Chelopistes meleagridis, Columbicola columbae, Paragoniocotes aratingae, Penenirmus jungens y Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) lari, were identified morphologically. A brief description of each chewing lice and discussion about their hosts and distribution is done.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)341-346
Number of pages6
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
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StatePublished - 1 Dec 2015

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