Tachyphonus luctuosus d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye

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: 64

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A4AC07-FF97-FFED-FF31-EBC4FC598537

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Tachyphonus luctuosus d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye
status

 

Host: Tachyphonus luctuosus d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye   – White-shouldered Tanager

Two louse species were found on this host:

Ricinus   sp.

Material studied. 2 females and 1 nymph ex Tachyphonus luctuosus   , COSTA RICA: Barbilla NP, Provincia Limỏn (9 ° 59 ’N, 85 ° 27 ’W), 5 September 2004, Literák, Č apek & Havlίček coll. Deposited in INBio – O. Sychra CR 73–74.

Remarks. One of two birds examined was parasitised by Ricinus   sp. This and the next species are the first records of chewing lice from Tachyphonus luctuosus   .

Myrsidea spizae Price & Dalgleish, 2006  

Myrsidea spizae Price & Dalgleish, 2006: 20   , figs 28–29.

Type host. Chlorophanes spiza (Linnaeus)  

Female (2). Mean length of head seta 10, 0.041 (n= 3); seta 11, 0.092 (n= 3); ratio 10 / 11, 0.45. Metasternal plate with 6 setae. Tergal setae: I, 11–12; II, 13–15; III, 13–16; IV, 14; V, 11–13; VI, 10–11; VII, 11; VIII, 9. Postspiracular setae extremely long on II, IV, VII and VIII (0.40–0.46), long on I (0.27) and shorter on III and V –VI (0.16–0.20). Sternal setae: II, 4–5 medioanterior, 14 marginal and aster of 3–4 robust setae on each side; III, 22–26; IV, 32–35; V, 35–37; VI, 30–31; VII, 13–15; VIII –IX, 19–22. Dimensions: TW, 0.46–0.47; HL, 0.31–0.32; PW, 0.27–0.29; MW, 0.43–0.44; AWIV, 0.55–0.59; TL, 1.41–1.47; ANW, 0.22–0.23.

Material studied. 2 females and 2 nymphs ex Tachyphonus luctuosus   , COSTA RICA: Barbilla NP, Provincia Limỏn (9 ° 59 ’N, 85 ° 27 ’W), 11 September 2004, Literák, Č apek & Havlίček coll. Deposited in INBio – O. Sychra CR 69.

Remarks. One of two birds examined was parasitised by M. spizae   .

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Thraupidae

Genus

Tachyphonus

Loc

Tachyphonus luctuosus d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye

Č, Ř Á 2007
2007
Loc

Myrsidea spizae

Price 2006: 20
2006