Melozone taciturni

Price, Roger D. & Dalgleish, Robert C., 2007, Myrsidea Waterston (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from the Emberizidae (Passeriformes), with descriptions of 13 new species, Zootaxa 1467, pp. 1-18: 7

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176595

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scientific name

Melozone taciturni
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taciturni   species group

The six species of this group are characterized as having both sexes with strongly developed hypopharyngeal sclerites, the females with lightly spiculate posterior margin of subgenital plate, and the males with a slender strongly arched sternite II ( Figs. 19, 25 View FIGURES 16 – 25. 16 – 17 , 27, 32 View FIGURES 26 – 36. 26 – 30 , 38 View FIGURES 37 – 44. 37 – 38 ) and genital sac sclerite tapered posteriorly, with dark medioposterior line ( Figs. 21, 24 View FIGURES 16 – 25. 16 – 17 , 29, 33, 35 View FIGURES 26 – 36. 26 – 30 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Emberizidae

Genus

Melozone