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14 November 2019 New Genus and Two New Species of Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) Parasitizing New Guinean Peltops (Passeriformes: Artamidae)
Daniel Roland Gustafsson
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Abstract

The genus Sarahcultrix n. gen. (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) is described and illustrated based on 2 new species of chewing lice from New Guinean birds in the genus Peltops Wagler, 1829 (Passeriformes: Artamidae). These species are: Sarahcultrix ypsilophora n. sp. ex Peltops montanus Stresemann, 1921, and Sarahcultrix sphenura n. sp. ex Peltops blainvillii (Garnot, 1827).

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Daniel Roland Gustafsson "New Genus and Two New Species of Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) Parasitizing New Guinean Peltops (Passeriformes: Artamidae)," Journal of Parasitology 105(6), 840-845, (14 November 2019). https://doi.org/10.1645/19-83
Published: 14 November 2019
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Ischnocera
new genus
New Guinea
new species
Phthiraptera
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