Bizarrifrons,

Valim, Michel P. & Palma, Ricardo L., 2012, Redescriptions of two species and descriptions of three new species of the louse genus Bizarrifrons Eichler, 1938 (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae), Zootaxa 3273, pp. 28-50: 49

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Key to the species of Bizarrifrons 

1 Tergal plates not entirely pigmented (as in Figs 5–6View FIGURES 5 – 8); sparse tergal chaetotaxy in both sexes (as in Figs 9 –10View FIGURES 9 – 10, 18View FIGURES 18 – 23, 24–25View FIGURES 24 – 25).......................................................................................... magus  group … 2

1 ’ Tergal plates entirely pigmented (as in Figs 7–8View FIGURES 5 – 8); dense tergal chaetotaxy in both sexes (as in Figs 33 –34View FIGURES 33 – 34, 40– 41View FIGURES 40 – 41)............................................................................................. picturatus  group … 7

2 Female subgenital plate distally narrow (see Fig. 3View FIGURES 1 – 4 h in Eichler, 1938: 234)................................. B. clayae 

2 ’ Female subgenital plate distally broad (as in Fig. 15View FIGURES 11 – 17).......................................................... 3

3 Conus at most reaching the first antennal segment (scape) ( Fig. 11View FIGURES 11 – 17).............................................. 4

3 ’ Conus surpassing the first antennal segment................................................................. 6

4 Frons markedly asymmetric (as in Figs 9 –10View FIGURES 9 – 10, 24– 25View FIGURES 24 – 25)......................................................... 5

4 ’ Frons slightly asymmetric ( Figs 18 and 21View FIGURES 18 – 23).................................................. B. latifrons  sp. nov.

5 Males: tergites VII with <6 setae on each side (including the inner and outer posterior setae, but not the postspiracular and its accessory); tergite VIII with <8 posterior setae on each side; tergites IX+X broad; subgenital plate without transversal fenes- trae. Females: tergite IX+X entirely brown.......................................................... B. magus 

5 ’ Males: tergites VII with ≥ 6 setae on each side; tergite VIII with ≥ 8 posterior setae on each side; tergites IX+X thin; subgenital plate with transversal fenestrae. Females: tergite IX+X largely white........................... B. wecksteini  sp. nov.

6 Male genitalia with large and broad callus on the posterior and lateral margins of the mesomeral complex (see Fig. 2View FIGURES 1 – 4 b in Eichler, 1938: 230)............................................................................. B. francisi 

6 ’ Male genitalia with large and broad callus only on the posterior margin of the mesomeral complex (see Fig. 2View FIGURES 1 – 4 c in Eichler, 1938: 230)............................................................................ B. meinertzhageni 

7 Frons slightly asymmetric ( Figs 40–41View FIGURES 40 – 41); male subgenital plate with transversal fenestrae ( Figs 20–23View FIGURES 18 – 23)................................................................................................ B. quasisymmetricus  sp. nov.

7 ’ Frons markedly asymmetric ( Figs 33–34View FIGURES 33 – 34); male subgenital plate without fenestrae (as in Fig. 14View FIGURES 11 – 17)..................... 8

8 Male genitalia with large and broad callus on the posterior margin of the mesomeral complex (as in Fig. 37View FIGURES 35 – 39)... B. picturatus 

8 ’ Male genitalia with small and narrow callus on the posterior margin of the mesomeral complex (see Fig. 47View FIGURES 42 – 49 in Carriker & Díaz-Ungría, 1961: 45)........................................................................ B. juruani