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15 November 2019 Brueelia (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) of North American Nine-Primaried Oscines (Aves: Passeriformes: Passerida) with Descriptions of Nine New Species
Daniel R. Gustafsson, Sarah E. Bush
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Abstract

Nine new species of chewing lice in the genus BrueeliaKéler, 1936, are described from North American hosts. They are Brueelia thorini n. sp. from Haemorhous mexicanus frontalis (Say, 1822) and Haemorhous mexicanus potosinus Griscom, 1928; Brueelia straseviciusi n. sp. from Haemorhous purpureus (Gmelin, 1789); Brueelia mattsonae n. sp. from Coccothraustes vespertinus brooksi (Grinnell, 1917); Brueelia novemstriata n. sp. from Icterus wagleri wagleri Sclater, 1857, and I. parisorum Bonaparte, 1838; Brueelia benkmani n. sp. from Pheucticus melanocephalus (Swainson, 1827); Brueelia arizonae n. sp. from Passerina caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758); Brueelia hellstromi n. sp. from Piranga ludoviciana (Wilson, 1811); Brueelia dolorosa n. sp. from Spinus pinus pinus (Wilson, 1810); and Brueelia melancholica n. sp. from Spinus tristis (Linnaeus, 1758). Brueelia limbata (Burmeister, 1838) is redescribed and illustrated from North American material. A key for these North American species is provided.

© American Society of Parasitologists 2019
Daniel R. Gustafsson and Sarah E. Bush "Brueelia (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) of North American Nine-Primaried Oscines (Aves: Passeriformes: Passerida) with Descriptions of Nine New Species," Journal of Parasitology 105(6), 858-873, (15 November 2019). https://doi.org/10.1645/19-82
Published: 15 November 2019
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Brueelia
Cardinalidae
Fringillidae
Icteridae
new species
North America
Philopteridae
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