Myrsidea oleaginei Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005

Kolencik, Stanislav, Sychra, Oldrich, Papousek, Ivo, Kuabara, Kamila M. D., Valim, Michel P. & Literak, Ivan, 2018, New species and additional data on the chewing louse genus Myrsidea (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from wild Neotropical Passeriformes (Aves), Zootaxa 4418 (5), pp. 401-431: 428

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4418.5.1

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scientific name

Myrsidea oleaginei Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005
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Myrsidea oleaginei Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005 

Myrsidea oleaginei Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005: 13  , figs 15–16.

Type host. Mionectes oleagineus  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)—ochre-bellied flycatcher.

T ype locality. Simla near Arima, Trinidad & Tobago. 

Material examined. Ex Mionectes oleagineus  : 3♀, 3♂, Hitoy Cerere BR, Provincia Limón, Costa Rica (09°40'N 85°05'W), 18 August 2004, I. Literak, M. Capek & M. Havlicek ( MMBCAbout MMBC); 3♀, 1♂, Centro URKU, Tarapoto, Perú (06°27'S, 76°21'W), 8 August 2011, I. Literak ( MMBCAbout MMBC); 4♀, 1♂, Atlántida, Tela, Lancetilla Botanical Garden, Honduras (15°44'N, 87°27'W), 10–18 August 2014, I. Literak ( MMBCAbout MMBC).

Remarks. This is the first record of Myrsidea oleaginei  in Honduras. Our specimens differ from the original description of M. oleaginei  by setal counts and dimensions, as follows [data from Price et al. (2005) are in parentheses]:

Female (n = 10). Metanotum with 10–11 (8–10) marginal setae. Tergal setae: I, 6–9 (8–13); III, 1 2–15 (10– 14). Anterior margin of sternal plate II with a medial notch. Sternal setae: II, 4–5 (4) in each aster; III, 24–25 (20– 24); IV, 30–36 (22–29); V, 29–32 (24–31); VI, 22–27 (19–25); VIII –IX, 7–9; and 9–11 setae on serrated vulvar margin (total number of VIII –IX sternal setae is 1 6–20 vs 18–22 in Price et al. 2005). Dimensions: PW, 0.26–0.29 (0.25–0.28); ANW, 0.19–0.21 (0.17–0.20).

Male (n = 5). Metanotum with 10 (6–8) marginal setae. Tergal setae: I, 10 (7–9); II, 12 (8–11); VI, 14 (10–13). Sternal setae: II, 3–4 (4) in each aster; III, 22 (17–20); V, 27 (19–26); VI, 23 (16–22). Dimensions: TW, 0.40 (0.36– 0.39); PW, 0.27 (0.23–0.26); MW, 0.34 (0.30–0.33); AWIV, 0.43 (0.38–0.42); GSL, 0.10 (0.09).

MMBC

Moravske Muzeum [Moravian Museum]

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Menoponidae

Genus

Myrsidea

Loc

Myrsidea oleaginei Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005

Kolencik, Stanislav, Sychra, Oldrich, Papousek, Ivo, Kuabara, Kamila M. D., Valim, Michel P. & Literak, Ivan 2018

2018
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Myrsidea oleaginei

Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005 : 13