+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Menacanthus bonariensis new species (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae), parasitic on the white-bellied sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis hypoleuca (Todd, 1915) (Aves: Passeriformes: Fringillidae) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Menacanthus bonariensis new species (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae), parasitic on the white-bellied sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis hypoleuca (Todd, 1915) (Aves: Passeriformes: Fringillidae) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

Zootaxa. 19 November; 358: 1-11

The new species Menacanthus bonariensis is described and illustrated from specimens collected off Zonotrichia capensis hypoleuca (Todd, 1915) from coastal areas in the NE of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Morphologically the new species is close to M. robustus (Kellogg, 1896), but with larger females, longer ocular seta 19 and ventral spinous processes, greater number of setae on certain tergites and sternites, and fewer setae in the subgenital plate. Descriptions of the male, the three nymphal instars and the egg are also included, with comments on prevalence and spatial relationship with other species of lice of the genera Philopterus Nitzsch, 1818, Ricinus De Geer, 1778 and Machaerilaemus Harrison, 1916, which are found on this host in different populations of the geographical area mentioned above.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 021334436

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Nesting success and productivity of the Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis) in a woodland of Buenos Aires province (Argentina) FT EXITO REPRODUCTIVO Y PRODUCTIVIDAD DEL CHINGOLO (ZONOTRICHIA CAPENSIS) EN UN AREA DE MONTE DE LA PROVINCIA DE BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA). 2007

Zonotrichia capensis hypleuca (Todd.). Sisematica y distribucion en la Argentina (Aves, Fringillidae). Neotropica, 18: 95-102, 1972

Some species of Menoponidae Insecta - Phthiraptera of the birds from Buenos Aires Province Algunas Menoponidae Insecta - Phithiraptera de aves bonaerenses. Revista de la Asociacion de Ciencias Naturales del Litoral, 272: 137-140, 1996

Ratification of the subspecies Zonotrichia capensis argentina Todd 1920 and its geographical distribution in Argentina Aves Emberizidae Revalidacion de la subespecie Zonotrichia capensis Argentina Todd 1920 y su distribucion en la Argentina Aves, Emberizidae. Physis Secciones A B y C (Buenos Aires). 2000( ) Diciembre; 58134-135: C9-C11, 2001

Synonymical notes to the Menacanthus species (Phthiraptera, Menoponidae) living on Passeriformes (Aves). Acta Parasitologica. January; 451: 57-58, 2000

Zonotrichia robusta new species aves passeriformes emberizidae of the middle pleistocene of the province of buenos aires. Ameghiniana 7(2): 161-166, 1970

Amendments to the British checklist of Menacanthus Neumann, 1912 (Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Menoponidae), with particular reference to those species found on the Passeriformes (Aves). Entomologist' s Monthly Magazine 132(3): 69-71, 1996

Identification of the species of Gyropidae Phthiraptera Amblycera parasitic of Ctenomyidae Mammalia, Rodentia in the Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, on the basis of the external chorionic architecture of the eggs Identificacion de las especies de Gyropidae Phthiraptera, Amblycera parasitas de Ctenomyidae Rodentia de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina, en base a la morfologia corionica externa de los huevos. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia. set; 412-4: 199-202, 1998

Algunas especies de Menoponidae Insecta Phthiraptera; Amblycera parasitas de Aves en la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Revista de la Asociacion de Ciencias Naturales del Litoral. 1992( ); 231-2: 59-69, 1993

New synonymies and host records for lice of the genus Menacanthus (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from the Passeriformes (Aves). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. June; 282: 309-320, 1998

Frequency and sites of egg deposits of philopterus titicacae eichler 1956 insecta phthiraptera philopteridae in serpophaga subcristata viellot aves passeriformes tyrannidae in specimens from la plata and magdalena province of buenos aires argentina. Neotropica (La Plata) 31(85): 54, 1985

New host records and descriptions of five new species of Myrsidea Waterston, 1915 Phthiraptera Menoponidae from passerine birds Aves Passeriformes. Zootaxa 3097 (14 Nov): 1-19, 2011

Menacanthus rhipidurae, a new species of chewing louse (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from South Island fantails, Rhipidura fuliginosa fuliginosa (Aves: Passeriformes: Dicruridae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 32(2): 111-115, 2005

Demography of the Argentine silverside Odontesthes bonariensis bonariensis from Lobos Pond, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Demografia del pejerrey Odontesthes bonariensis bonariensis de la Laguna de Lobos, Provincia de Buenos Aires. Natura Neotropicalis, 281: 47-59, 1997

Reproductive ecology, age, growth, condition and feeding of the pejerrey Odontesthes bonariensis in an area of SW of Buenos Aires province, Argentina Ecologia reproductiva, edad, crecimiento, condicion y alimentacion del pejerrey Odontesthes bonariensis en un ambiente del SO de la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina. AquaTIC. Febrero; 12, 2001