Rhopaloceras oniscus

Valim, Michel P. & Silveira, Luís F., 2014, A new species and five new records of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) from an isolated population of the solitary tinamou Tinamus solitarius (Aves: Tinamiformes), Zootaxa 3838 (1), pp. 127-142: 132-133

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3838.1.8

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Rhopaloceras oniscus
status

 

Rhopaloceras oniscus  (Nitzsch [in Giebel], 1866)

Goniodes oniscus Nitzsch  [in Giebel], 1866: 388.

Goniodes aliceps Nitzsch  [in Giebel] (1874: 204)

Goniocotes longipes Giebel (1874: 190)  .

Rhopaloceras oniscus aliceps Giebel  [sic]; Eichler (1947: 170, fig. 7).

Rhopaloceras oniscus  (Nitzsch [in Giebel], 1866); Carriker (1936: 107, pl. 14, fig. 2); Guimarães & Lane (1937: 14); ( Kéler (1939: 222, fig. 1).

Material examined: 6 ♀ ( MZUSP # 3192–3197), (host skin in MNRJ # 24626), Igaraçu (07º 50 'S; 34 º 54 'W), Usina São José, Pernambuco, Brazil, 20 Apr. 1945, H.F. Berla coll. 1 ♀ ( MZUSP # 3199), Mata do Othon (09° 50 'S; 35 ° 54 'W), Barra de São Miguel, Alagoas, Brazil, 21 Feb. 1979, D.M. Teixeira Coll. 1 ♀ MZUSP # 5767), Roteiro (09° 50 'S; 35 ° 58 'W), Alagoas, Brazil, Nov. 1978, P.M. Nardelli coll. (W.C.A. Bokermann leg.)

Remarks: The only reliable records of this species from T. solitarius solitarius  are those in Guimarães & Lane (1937) and Kéler (1939). The material listed above was identified by comparison with those deposited in MZUSP collection.

MZUSP

Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Philopteridae

Genus

Rhopaloceras

Loc

Rhopaloceras oniscus

Valim, Michel P. & Silveira, Luís F. 2014
2014
Loc

Goniodes aliceps

Giebel 1874: 204
1874
Loc

Goniocotes longipes

Giebel 1874: 190
Loc

Rhopaloceras oniscus

Guimaraes 1937: 14