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1 September 2007 A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE HOPLOPLEURA AITKENI GROUP (PHTHIRAPTERA: ANOPLURA: HOPLOPLURIDAE) PARASITIC ON SOUTH AMERICAN RODENTS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) IN ARGENTINA
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Hoplopleura paranaensis sp. nov. is described from specimens collected from Deltamys kempi Thomas, 1917, on the Delta del Paraná, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Detailed descriptions of sexes, the three nymphal instars, external architecture of eggs (by scanning electron microscopy), and sites of oviposition are provided. Differences from Hoplopleura aitkeni Johnson, 1972 are included. A key and discussion of the distribution of the ten species of the aitkeni-group on their hosts, and their respective geographical ranges in Argentina is also given.

Dolores del C. Castro, Alda González, Mariano Lattari, Natalia Martino, and Mariano D. Romero "A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE HOPLOPLEURA AITKENI GROUP (PHTHIRAPTERA: ANOPLURA: HOPLOPLURIDAE) PARASITIC ON SOUTH AMERICAN RODENTS (MAMMALIA: RODENTIA) IN ARGENTINA," Entomological News 118(4), 325-335, (1 September 2007). https://doi.org/10.3157/0013-872X(2007)118[325:ADDOAN]2.0.CO;2
Received: 25 October 2006; Accepted: 1 April 2007; Published: 1 September 2007
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