Orchopeas leucopus (Baker)

Howell, Lindsey, Jelden, Katelyn, Rácz, Elizabeth, Gardner, Scott L. & Gettinger, Donald, 2016, Arthropods infesting small mammals (Insectivora and Rodentia) near Cedar Point Biological Station in southwestern Nebraska, Insecta Mundi 2016 (478), pp. 1-16: 5

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5170591

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B7E405E4-1ED7-477F-926E-C8A6FDB7FB1D

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5777577

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/EE4F8799-893A-EF23-FF41-D5BFAB57FAC4

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Orchopeas leucopus (Baker)
status

 

Orchopeas leucopus (Baker)  

Type host: Peromyscus leucopus   from Madison Co., New York.

Deposition, host records, and locality: HWML 91985, O. leucogaster   /Grama Grass 2012; HWML 101674, O. leucogaster   /Station Grounds 2012; HWML 92042, O. leucogaster   /Grama Grass 2013; HWML 101697, Pm. maniculatus   /Station Grounds 2013; HWML 101767 and 101768, Pm. leucopus   /Ackley 2013; HWML 92058, Pm. maniculatus   /Ackley 2013.

Remarks: This is a common Peromyscus   flea in North America, and is known to occur in Nebraska infesting both Pm. maniculatus   and Pm. leucopus ( Rapp and Gates 1957)   . We have collected this flea species from O. leucogaster   and both Pm. leucopus   and Pm. maniculatus   .

HWML

Howard W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology