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Rallicola deckeri n. sp. (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) from Ruddy Woodcreepers Dendrocincla homochroa (Passeriformes: Furnariidae) Collected in Campeche, Mexico
Richard J. Adams
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 87, No. 1 (Feb., 2001), pp. 118-120
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3285185
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A new species of Rallicola Johnston and Harrison (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) is described from lice collected from a series of Ruddy Woodcreepers Dendrocincla homochroa (Aves: Dendrocolaptinae) in Campeche, Mexico. Rallicola deckeri is easily recognized by the unique shape of the mesosome in the male and by the pattern of divided sternites on the female.
The Journal of Parasitology © 2001 The American Society of Parasitologists