Myrsidea flaviventris 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: 424

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

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scientific name

Myrsidea flaviventris Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005
status

 

Myrsidea flaviventris Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005 

Myrsidea flaviventris Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005: 8  .

Type host. Tolmomyias flaviventris (Wied, 1831)  —yellow-breasted flycatcher.

Type locality. Melajo Forest , Sangre Grande, Trinidad & Tobago. 

Material examined. Ex Tolmomyias sulphurescens (Spix, 1825)  —yellow-olive flycatcher: 1♀, Atlántida, Tela, Lancetilla Botanical Garden, Honduras (15°44'N, 87°27'W), 10 August 2014, I. Literak ( MMBCAbout MMBC).GoogleMaps 

Remarks. This is the first record of Myrsidea  from Tolmomyias sulphurescens  . Until now, Myrsidea flaviventris  was known from Trinidad & Tobago and Perú (Price et al. 2005), and this is the first record from Honduras. Our specimen differs from the original description of M. flaviventris  by setal counts and dimensions, as follows [data from Price et al. (2005) are in parentheses]:

Female (n = 1). Tergal setae: II, 15 (9–11); V, 12 (10–11). Sternal setae: II, in total 17 (24–25) medioanterior and marginal setae; III, 27 (23–25); IV, 36 (31–35); VI, 34 (35–37). Anal fringe with 32 (35–42) dorsal setae. Dimensions: TW, 0.47 (0.46); MW, 0.44 (0.41–0.42); ANW, 0.22 (0.20–0.21).

MMBC

Moravske Muzeum [Moravian Museum]

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Phthiraptera

Family

Menoponidae

Genus

Myrsidea

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Myrsidea flaviventris 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 flaviventris

Price, Hellenthal & Dalgleish, 2005 : 8