Icosta americana (Leach)

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: 45-46

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Icosta americana (Leach)
status

 

Icosta americana (Leach) 

Ex Bubo virginianus  (great horned owl): 1 F, NC, Swain Co., Big Cove, 23 Sep. 1943, A. Stupka; 1 F, TN, Sevier Co., Dudley Creek, 1 Sep. 1943, A. Stupka; 1 F, TN, Sevier Co., Elkmont, 12 Mar. 1940, A. Stupka (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Otus asio  (eastern screech­owl): 1 F, Park Headquarters, 26 Mar. 1976, D. DeFoe (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Homo sapiens  (human): NC, Swain Co., Lakeshore Trail, 28 Jun., 2005, P. Super.

Icosta americana  was previous reported by Reeves et al. (2004 a), and it typically infests accipitrid, phasianid, and strigid birds.

Ornithoica vicina (Walker) 

Ex Carpodacus mexicanus  (house finch): 1 M, NC, Swain Co., near Oconaluftee River, 25 Jun. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Junco hyemalis  (dark­eyed junco  ): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 24 Jul. 2000, P. Super; NC, Gregory’s Bald, 23 Jul. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Melospiza melodia  (song sparrow): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 1 Aug. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a); NC, Swain Co., Oconaluftee, 6 Jul. 2005, P. Super.

Ornithoica vicina  is the smallest hippoboscid reported from the Park (Reeves et. al. 2004 a). Ornithomyia anchineuria Speiser 

Ex Bombycilla cedrorum  (cedar waxwing): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 23 Jun. 2005, P. Super.

Ex Certhia americana  (brown creeper): NC, Swain Co., Indian Gap, 5 Aug. 2005, P. Super.

Ex Carpodacus mexicanus  (house finch): NC: Swain Co., near Oconaluftee River, 25 Jun. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Junco hyemalis  (dark­eyed junco  ): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 5 Jul. 2002, P. Super; NC, Swain Co., Newfound Gap, 15 Jun. 2000, P. Super; TN, Blount Co., Gregory’s Bald, 23 Jul. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Melospiza melodia  (song sparrow): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 8 Jul. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Pipilio erythrophthalmus  (eastern towhee): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 8 Jul. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Sayornis phoebe  (eastern phoebe  ): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 23 Jun. 2002 and 26 Jun. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Sturnus vulgaris  (European starling): NC, Swain Co., Oconaluftee, 11 Jul. 2006, P. Super

Ex Thryothorus ludovicianus  ( Carolina  wren): NC, Swain Co., Newfound Gap, 16 Jul. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Turdus migratorius  (American robin): TN, Tremont Institute, 26 May 2001 and 6 Jun. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ornithomyia anchineuria  and Ornithomyia bequaerti Maa  are members of a cryptic species complex previously reported from a wide variety of bird in the Park (Reeves et al. 2004 a). Ornithomyia bequaerti Maa 

Ex Carpodacus mexicanus  (house finch): NC, Swain Co., near Oconaluftee River, 25 Jun. 2001, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Hylocichla mustelina  (wood thrush): TN, Blount Co., Tremont Institute, 19 Jun. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ex Melospiza melodia  (song sparrow): NC, Haywood Co., Purchase Knob, 18 Jul. 2002, P. Super (Reeves et al. 2004 a).

Ornithomyia bequaerti  and Ornithomyia anchineuria  are members of a cryptic species complex previously reported from a wide variety of bird in the Park (Reeves et al. 2004 a).