Descriptions and illustrations are given for four new species of Myrsidea Waterston from manakins. They and their type hosts are: M. edgarsmithi ex Pipra erythrocephala from Trinidad, M. andyolsoni ex Heterocercus linteatus from Brazil, M. rekasii ex Pipra mentalis from Costa Rica, and M. baileyae ex Pipra erythrocephala from Trinidad. These represent the first species of this chewing louse genus to be described from the members of the passerine family Pipridae.
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