Columbicola

Adams, Richard J., Price, Roger D. & Clayton, Dale H., 2005, Taxonomic revision of Old World members of the feather louse genus Columbicola (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera), including descriptions of eight new species, Journal of Natural History 39 (41), pp. 3545-3618: 3609-3612

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Columbicola
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Key to species of Old World Columbicola  

1. Male head as in Figure 187 View Figures 165–189 ; genitalia as in Figure 188 View Figures 165–189 . Ex Turacoena manadensis   ............ juliusriemeri Eichler and Mrosek  

– Not as above.................... 2

2. Margin of metanotum with only 2 long setae on each side ( Figure 2 View Figures 1–18 ).... 3 – Margin of metanotum with 3 long setae on each side ( Figure 3 View Figures 1–18 )..... 43

3. Body rotund; head broad, with distinctly indented anterior margin ( Figures 48, 50, 53, 55 View Figures 40–57 )..................... 4

– Body elongate ( Figure 6 View Figures 1–18 ) or without distinctly indented anterior head margin ( Figures 7 View Figures 1–18 , 35 View Figures 19–39 , 102 View Figures 95–111 ).................. 7

4. Male TL,1.80; female TL,2.10......... oenae (Hopkins)  

– Male TL.1.80; female TL.2.10.............. 5

5. Squared anterior clypeal indentation; male head as in Figure 61 View Figures 58–77 ........................ senegalensis Tendeiro  

– Rounded anterior clypeal indentation ( Figures 49, 54 View Figures 40–57 )........ 6

6. Clypeal region as in Figure 49 View Figures 40–57 , lateral edges slightly rounded, narrowing anteriorly.......... streptopeliae (Clay and Meinertzhagen)  

– Clypeal region as in Figure 54 View Figures 40–57 , lateral edges broadly rounded.................... capicolae (Clay and Meinertzhagen)  

7. Marginal carina medially enlarged, bordering thickened sagittal band ( Figures 87, 88 View Figures 78–94 ); mesosome narrow, triangular ( Figures 89, 92 View Figures 78–94 ). Female subgenital plate groove elongate, rounded anteriorly, 2–5 setae on each side ( Figure 90 View Figures 78–94 )... 8

– Not as above.................... 9

8. Male genitalia as in Figure 89 View Figures 78–94 ; mesosome triangular, without tongue-like extension. Females inseparable.......... exilicornis (Piaget)  

– Male genitalia as in Figure 92 View Figures 78–94 ; mesosome triangular, with tongue–like posterior extension.................. arnoldi   n. sp.

9. Male antennal scape not enlarged ( Figure 94 View Figures 78–94 ); genitalia as in Figure 96 View Figures 95–111 . Female subgenital plate as in Figure 97 View Figures 95–111 , triangular, inverted, with row of transverse posterior spiniform setae........... effeminatus Tendeiro  

– Male antennal scape enlarged ( Figures 7 View Figures 1–18 , 35 View Figures 19–39 , 98 View Figures 95–111 ); male and female genitalia not as above...................... 10

10. Chitinous thickening posterior to dorsoanterior head plate ( Figures 98, 100 View Figures 95–111 ). Male TL.2.70. Female TL.2.85. Male genitalia as in Figure 99 View Figures 95–111 . Female ventral terminalia as in Figure 101 View Figures 95–111 ........... becheti Tendeiro  

– Not as above.................... 11

11. HL/HW,1.55; APW.0.20. Male genitalia as in Figure 104 View Figures 95–111 . Female ventral terminalia as in Figure 105 View Figures 95–111 .......... fortis (Taschenberg)  

– Not as above.................... 12

12. Male genitalia asymmetrical ( Figure 106 View Figures 95–111 ). Female subgenital plate in wide semicircular band ( Figure 107 View Figures 95–111 )......... tasmaniensis Tendeiro  

– Not as above.................... 13

13. PMHS lacking; anterior marginal suture as in Figure 189 View Figures 165–189 . Ex Columba larvata   ................ obliteratus Tendeiro  

– PMHS present; anterior marginal suture not as above........ 14

14. PMHS thin, hair like, distinctly longer than AMHS ( Figures 18 View Figures 1–18 , 83 View Figures 78–94 ).... 15

– PMHS thick, spike like, of length equal to or shorter than AMHS ( Figure 4 View Figures 1–18 ). 16

15. HL/HW,1.70. Male genitalia as in Figure 19 View Figures 19–39 . Female ventral terminalia as in Figure 21 View Figures 19–39 ............... tschulyschman Eichler  

– HL/HW.1.85. Male genitalia as in Figure 85 View Figures 78–94 . Female ventral terminalia as in Figure 86 View Figures 78–94 ................ mckeani Tendeiro  

16. Male TL,1.95; genitalia as in Figure 123 View Figures 112–130 . Female TL, 2.25; ventral terminalia as in Figure 125 View Figures 112–130 ............. veigasimoni Tendeiro  

– Not as above.................... 17

17. HL/HW,1.85; anterior head margin slightly indented ( Figures 78, 79 View Figures 78–94 ). Male with row of setae across ventral surface of head anterior to mandibles; genitalia as in Figure 80 View Figures 78–94 ................ beccarii Tendeiro  

– HL/HW.1.85, or, if,1.85, then not as above.......... 18

18. Male genitalia with laterally divided mesosome ( Figures 37 View Figures 19–39 , 41, 45 View Figures 40–57 ). Female subgenital plate groove broad, semicircular, without distinct anterior projection ( Figures 38 View Figures 19–39 , 42, 46 View Figures 40–57 ); lateral setae present on subgenital plate...... 19

– Not as above.................... 22

19. Male TL.2.55; HL/HW,1.95 ( Figure 47 View Figures 40–57 ). Female unknown. Ex Treron sanctithomae   .............. longantennatus Tendeiro  

– Male TL,2.55; HL/HW.1.90. Female with broadly rounded subgenital plate groove...................... 20

20. Combined length of last 4 antennal segments,95% HW. Female subgenital plate with 4–5 long lateral setae (0.015 –0.300) ( Figure 46 View Figures 40–57 ). Male TL,2.25. Female TL,2.65............... meridionalis Tendeiro   GoogleMaps  

– Combined length of last 4 antennal segments.95% HW. Female subgenital plate hairs variable. Male TL.2.15. Female TL.2.50.......... 21

21. Male GW,0.115; APW,0.135. Each side of female subgenital plate with 2–5 short indistinct setae (0.007 –0.010) ( Figure 38 View Figures 19–39 )... meinertzhageni Tendeiro   GoogleMaps  

Male GW.0.115; APW.0.135. Each side of female subgenital plate with 4–5 medium to long distinct setae (0.015 –0.025) ( Figure 42 View Figures 40–57 )... browni   n. sp GoogleMaps   .

22. Male mesosome ovoid; parameres with pointed internal expansions ( Figure 27, 31, 33 View Figures 19–39 ). Female subgenital plate groove elongate; numerous lateral setae ( Figures 29, 32, 34 View Figures 19–39 ).................. 23

– Not as above.................... 25

23. Male SL,0.125; TL,2.33. Female subgenital plate as in Figure 29 View Figures 19–39 ; lateral setae short (,0.012).............. guimaraesi Tendeiro  

– Male SL.0.125; TL.2.30. Female subgenital plate as in Figures 32, 34 View Figures 19–39 ; medium to long lateral setae (.0.015)............... 24

24. Male genitalia as in Figure 31 View Figures 19–39 ; GW.0.105. Female subgenital plate as in Figure 32 View Figures 19–39 ............... grandiusculus Tendeiro  

– Male genitalia as in Figure 33 View Figures 19–39 ; GW,0.105. Female subgenital plate as in Figure 34 View Figures 19–39 ................ vitiensis Tendeiro  

25. Male mesosome with sharply pointed lateral spines ( Figure 118 View Figures 112–130 ). Female subgenital plate groove broad, smoothly rounded, each side with 5–7 long (0.017 –0.024) setae ( Figure 119 View Figures 112–130 )........... galei   n. sp.

– Not as above.................... 26

26. Male mesosome with deep anterior groove ( Figures 8, 11, 16 View Figures 1–18 , 22, 24 View Figures 19–39 ). Female subgenital plate with numerous distinct lateral setae (.0.010) ( Figures 10, 12, 17 View Figures 1–18 , 23,25 View Figures 19–39 )...................... 27

– Male mesosome without deep anterior groove ( Figures 66, 76 View Figures 58–77 , 110 View Figures 95–111 , 120 View Figures 112–130 ). Female subgenital plate without distinct lateral setae, either absent, or, if small numbers present,,0.010 long ( Figures 65 View Figures 58–77 , 111 View Figures 95–111 , 121 View Figures 112–130 )........... 32

27. Male head as in Figure 13 View Figures 1–18 . Female head as in Figure 14 View Figures 1–18 . Ex Columba bollii   .................. stresemanni Eichler  

– Not as above.................... 28

28. Male with posterior edge of mesosome rectangular ( Figure 16 View Figures 1–18 ). Female HW.0.29; HL/ HW,2.00; subgenital plate groove ( Figure 17 View Figures 1–18 ) narrow anteriorly, bordered on each side by 3–5 medium to long setae (0.015 –0.034)........................ claviformis (Denny)   GoogleMaps  

– Male with posterior edge of mesosome either rounded ( Figure 11 View Figures 1–18 ), elongated ( Figures 22, 24 View Figures 19–39 ), or with distinct projection ( Figure 8 View Figures 1–18 ). Female features not as above...................... 29

29. Male with posterior edge of mesosome either rounded ( Figure 11 View Figures 1–18 ) or with small thickened projection ( Figure 8 View Figures 1–18 ). Female with anterior portion of subgenital plate groove narrow ( Figures 10, 12 View Figures 1–18 )............... 30

– Male with posterior edge of mesosome elongated ( Figures 22, 24 View Figures 19–39 ). Female with anterior portion of subgenital plate groove broad ( Figures 23, 25 View Figures 19–39 )..... 31

30. Male with posterior edge of mesosome with thickened projection; anterior pores surrounded by dark wide pigmented band ( Figure 8 View Figures 1–18 ). Female subgenital plate as in Figure 10 View Figures 1–18 ; each side with 4–8 medium to long setae (0.012 –0.025)................. columbae   (L.)

– Male with posterior edge of mesosome rounded; anterior pores surrounded by only narrow pigmented band ( Figure 11 View Figures 1–18 ). Female subgenital plate as in Figure 12 View Figures 1–18 ; each side with 3–5 medium setae (0.012 –0.019)...... bacillus (Giebel)  

31. Male genitalia as in Figure 22 View Figures 19–39 . Female subgenital plate as in Figure 23 View Figures 19–39 , groove with slight lateral expansion near midline......... turturis (Uchida)  

– Male genitalia as in Figure 24 View Figures 19–39 . Female subgenital plate as in Figure 25 View Figures 19–39 , lateral margins of groove parallel, often with slightly jagged or uneven edges......................... keleri Tendeiro  

32. Male genitalia as in Figure 120 View Figures 112–130 . Female subgenital plate as in Figure 121 View Figures 112–130 , with groove broad, shallow, with small narrow anterior projection; bordered by 0–5 minute setae (0.005) often difficult to discern....... fulmeki Eichler  

– Not as above.................... 33

33. Male mesosome edged with serrated pigmented bands ( Figures 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74 View Figures 58–77 ). Female subgenital plate groove either elongate, narrow and rounded anteriorly, widening posteriorly ( Figures 65, 69, 71, 73 View Figures 58–77 ), or broadly rounded anteriorly, smoothly expanding posteriorly ( Figure 75 View Figures 58–77 )......... 34

– Male mesosome without serrated pigmented bands ( Figures 76 View Figures 58–77 , 82 View Figures 78–94 , 114, 118 View Figures 112–130 ). Female subgenital plate groove variable, either broad with widest point across midline as in Figures 111 View Figures 95–111 , 113, 115 View Figures 112–130 , or, if narrow anteriorly, groove distinctly constricting before expanding posteriorly ( Figure 77 View Figures 58–77 )......... 39