Menoponidae


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Menoponidae

[‚men·ə′pän·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of biting lice (Mallophaga) adapted to life only upon domestic and sea birds.
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Clay (14, 15) gave very valuable information about the morphological characteristics of genus Menoponidae and the suborder Amblycera by using SEM in her papers.
Species of Colpocephalum (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) Parasitic upon the Falconiformes.
Studies in Neotropical mallophaga (XIII)--The Menoponidae of the Neotropical Psittacidae.
(Mallophaga: Menoponidae) from the Barred forest-falcon Micrastur ruficollis (Falconidae) in Peru.
(1969) Key to the genera of the Menoponidae (Amblycera: Mallophaga: Insecta).
(1963a) The species of Colpocephalum (Mallophaga: Menoponidae) known to occur on the Strigiformes.
Examples of ectoparasites associated with northern mockingbirds include mites (Knemidokoptidae, Macronyssidae, Proctophyllodidae, and Trombiculidae; Ventura, 1968; Phillis and Cromroy, 1972; McClure, 1987, 1989; Latta and O'Connor, 2001), ticks (Ixodidae; Wilson and Durden, 2003), lice (Menoponidae and Philopteridae; Burmeister, 1838; Cicchino and Emerson, 1983; Wilson and Durden, 2003), and haematophagous flies (Muscidae; Ventura, 1968), some of which potentially could be observed in nests of lark sparrows as a result of behavior associated with re-use of nests.
Descriptions of new genera and species of mallophaga, together with keys to some related genera of Menoponidae and Philopteridae.
Four Colpocephalum pectinatum (Order: Phthiraptera, Suborder: Amblycera, Family: Menoponidae) were collected from three owls, and four Strigiphilus speotyti (Order: Phthiraptera, Suborder: Ischnocera, Family: Philopteridae) were found on three owls.
Este generico, que agrupa especies de las familias Pediculidae y Menoponidae del orden Phthiraptera, presenta dos especificos.
Sobre algunos Menoponidae de la avifauna bonaerense: Menacanthus eurysternus (Burmeister) y M.
The genus Heteromenopon (Mallophaga: Menoponidae), with description of a new subgenus and six new species.