Protocalliphora aenea Shannon & Dobroscky

Reeves, Will K., Durden, Lance A., Ritzi, Christopher M., Beckham, Katy R., Super, Paul E & Oconnor, Barry M., 2007, Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA, Zootaxa 1392, pp. 31-68: 44-45

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273680

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1BA23B6E-F96B-495C-B0C5-0AC99413D0C3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E5278780-FFE0-FFC7-FF3B-5A79FC82FD6A

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scientific name

Protocalliphora aenea Shannon & Dobroscky
status

 

Protocalliphora aenea Shannon & Dobroscky 

Ex Sayornis phoebe  (eastern phoebe  ) nest: 3 P, NC, Haywood Co., Cataloochee, 3 May 2002, W. K. Reeves;

1 P, NC, Swain Co., Twentymile Creek ranger station, 15 Aug. 2002, W. K. Reeves. Reeves et al. (2004 a) reported P. aenea  for the first time from the Park and noted the northern distribution

of this species.

Protocalliphora bennetti Whitworth 

Ex Sayornis phoebe  (eastern phoebe  ) nest: 3 P, TN, Sevier Co., Twin Creeks, 9 May 2002, W. K. Reeves. Reeves et al. (2004 a) reported P. bennetti  for the first time from the Park, and noted the range extension

for the species.

Protocalliphora braueri (Handel) 

ex Malaise trap: 1 F, NC, Swain Co., Oconaluftee/Ravensford, 7–13 Apr. 2001, coll. B. Wiegmann & B.K. Cassel.

Ex Hirundo rustica  (barn s wallow) nest: NC, Swain Co., Oconaluftee, 7 Aug. 2002, coll. W. K. Reeves. Reeves et al. (2004 a) reported P. braueri  from the Park. Unlike most other Protocalliphora  this species regularly causes subcutaneous infestations in nestling birds (Sabrosky et al. 1989). Protocalliphora deceptor Sabrosky, Bennett  , & Whitworth

Ex Hylocichla mustelina  (wood thrush) nest: 3 F, TN, Sevier Co., Twin Creeks, 24 Jun. 1996, coll. G. W. Farnsworth.

These adult P. deceptor  were reared from pupae; the specimens are in the Park museum. Protocalliphora sialia Shannon & Dobroscky 

Ex Sialia sialis  (eastern bluebird) nest: 9 P, NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 23 Jul. 2002, W. K. Reeves.

Ex Turdus migratorius  (American robin) nest: 1 P, Swain Co., Smokemont sewage treatment building, 22 Aug. 2002, W. K. Reeves.

Reeves et al. (2004 a) reported P. s i a l i a from the Park.