Myrsidea textoris Klockenhoff, 1984,

Halajian, Ali, Sychra, Oldrich, Luus-Powell, Wilmien & Engelbrecht, Derek, 2012, Chewing lice of the genus Myrsidea (Phthiraptera: Amblycera: Menoponidae) from passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) in South Africa, with descriptions of three new species, Zootaxa 3442, pp. 58-68: 65-66

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.214246

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B63519-FFB8-B60F-9DCB-89D626BE1B76

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scientific name

Myrsidea textoris Klockenhoff, 1984
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Myrsidea textoris Klockenhoff, 1984 

Myrsidea textoris Klockenhoff, 1984  : Bonn. Zool. Beitr. 35: 270. Type host: Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus (Muller) 

Material studied. 1 male (A. Halajian SA 19), ex Ploceus velatus  ( Ploceidae  ), South Africa: Polokwane Game Reserve, Polokwane, Limpopo Province (23 ° 58 'S, 29 ° 28 'E; 1312 m.a.s.l.), 11 February 2012, Halajian leg. Deposited in DBUL.

Remarks. Our specimen differs from the original description by Klockenhoff (1984) by setal counts and dimensions as follows [setal counts and dimensions mentioned by Klockenhoff (1984) are in parentheses]: Male (n = 1). Length of DHS 10, 0.055–0.060; DHS 11, 0.085; ratio DHS 10 / 11, 0.65–0.71.

Tergal setae: I, 12 (14–20); III, 18 (19–24). Postspiracular setae extremely long, 0.35–0.40, on II, IV, VIII; long, 0.33, on VII and short, 0.11–0.13, on I, III, V and VI. Sternal setae: II, 6 (10–14) anterior; III, 17 (18–24); VII, 13 (14–19); VIII, 10 (19–23); without medioanterior setae. Dimensions: POW, 0.28; HL, 0.24 (0.28–0.30); MW, 0.33 (0.34–0.38); AW, 0.41 (0.46–0.50); GW, 0.09; GL, 0.40; PAL, 0.05; TL, 1.12 (1.26–1.38).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Menoponidae

Genus

Myrsidea

Loc

Myrsidea textoris Klockenhoff, 1984

Halajian, Ali, Sychra, Oldrich, Luus-Powell, Wilmien & Engelbrecht, Derek 2012
2012
Loc

Myrsidea textoris

Klockenhoff 1984
1984