Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)

Č, Ř Á, 2007, Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) from buntings, cardinals and tanagers (Passeriformes: Emberizidae, Cardinalidae, Thraupidae) from Costa Rica, with descriptions of two new species of the genus Myrsidea (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae), Zootaxa 1631, pp. 57-68: 63

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.179415

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A4AC07-FF96-FFEC-FF31-EF5CFCAA86FC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)
status

 

Host: Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)   – Red-throated Ant-Tanager

One chewing louse species was found on this host:

Myrsidea fuscicaudae Price & Dalgleish, 2006  

Myrsidea fuscicaudae Price & Dalgleish, 2006: 14   , fig. 18.

Type host. Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)  

Material studied. 31 males, 30 females and 96 nymphs ex Habia fuscicauda   , COSTA RICA: Hitoy Cerere BR, Provincia Limỏn (9 ° 40 ’N, 85 °05’W), 18–25 August 2004, Literák, Č apek & Havlίček coll. Deposited in INBio – O. Sychra CR 66–67.

Remarks. Ten birds were examined and all were parasitised by Myrsidea fuscicaudae   . This louse species had the highest intensity of parasitism among all the species dealt with in this paper. Mean intensity was 16, while range of intensity was 2–31 lice per bird (n= 10).

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Thraupidae

Genus

Habia

Loc

Habia fuscicauda (Cabanis)

Č, Ř Á 2007
2007
Loc

Myrsidea fuscicaudae

Price 2006: 14
2006