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Myrsidea agarwali sp. n. (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from Garrulax lineatus lineatus (Passeriformes: Timaliidae)

Vikram Khan / Nayanci Bansal / Oldrich Sychra
  • Department of Biology and Wildlife Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackého 1-3, CZ-61242, Brno, Czech Republic
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  • Department of Zoology, Government Raza Postgraduate College, Rampur, U.P., 244901, India
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Published Online: 2009-07-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-009-0137-0

Abstract

A new species of chewing louse, Myrsidea agarwali, is described from Garrulax lineatus lineatus (Passeriformes: Timaliidae) from the Rampur district (India). A key is provided for the identification of males and females of Myrsidea from birds of the genus Garrulax.

Keywords: Phthiraptera; new species; Myrsidea; Garrulax host

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Published Online: 2009-07-17

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Citation Information: Biologia, Volume 64, Issue 4, Pages 745–747, ISSN (Online) 1336-9563, ISSN (Print) 0006-3088, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-009-0137-0.

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