Emersoniella regis Emerson & Price, 1978

Gustafsson, Daniel R. & Bush, Sarah E., 2014, Three new species of chewing lice of the genus Emersoniella Tendeiro, 1965 (Insecta: Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) from Papua New Guinean kingfishers and kookaburras (Aves: Coraciif, Zootaxa 3796 (3), pp. 528-544: 539-542

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3796.3.7

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Emersoniella regis Emerson & Price, 1978
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Emersoniella regis Emerson & Price, 1978 

( Figs 6View FIGURE 6 a –d)

Type host. Clytoceyx rex rex Sharpe, 1880  ( Coraciiformes  : Alcedinidae  )—shovel-billed kookaburra

Measurements. Male (n = 2): TL: 1.89–1.92 (1.91); HL: 0.57–0.58 (0.58); HW: 0.60–0.61 (0.61); PRW: 0.33 – 0.33 (0.33); PTW: 0.46–0.47 (0.47); AW: 0.70–0.71 (0.71). Female (n = 2): TL: 2.12–2.15 (2.14); HL: 0.61 – 0.61 (0.61): HW: 0.65–0.66 (0.66). PRW: 0.34–0.35 (0.34); PTW: 0.49–0.50 (0.50); AW: 0.77–0.78 (0.77).

Remarks. This species was only partially illustrated in the original description (head outline and male genitalia). Therefore, based on paratypes, we here illustrate other diagnostic features of this species to aid comparisons with other species treated in this paper ( Figs 6View FIGURE 6 a –d).

Material examined. Paratypes: 2 males and 2 females, PAPUA NEW GUINEA: East Sepik District, Wewak, 23. X. 1972, no collector, host 101671 (PIPeR).

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