Mallophaga (Biting Lice) and Anoplura (Sucking Lice). Part II: Keys and Locality Lists of Mallophaga and Anoplura

  1. J. Linsley Gressitt
  1. Theresa Clay and
  2. Christopher Moreby

Published Online: 21 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR010p0157

Entomology of Antarctica

Entomology of Antarctica

How to Cite

Clay, T. and Moreby, C. (1967) Mallophaga (Biting Lice) and Anoplura (Sucking Lice). Part II: Keys and Locality Lists of Mallophaga and Anoplura, in Entomology of Antarctica (ed J. L. Gressitt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR010p0157

Author Information

  1. British Museum (Natural History), London, S.W.7, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901107

Online ISBN: 9781118668696

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Keywords:

  • Anoplura;
  • Birds;
  • Biting lice;
  • Host;
  • Mallophaga;
  • Mammals;
  • Sucking lice

Summary

Forty-two species of Mallophaga and four of Anoplura are recorded from Antarctica. Birds occurring in the area are known to be hosts to at least 60 species of Mallophaga. Keys are presented to all of these. Also included are host and locality records, some notes on synonymy, and a list of antarctic birds and mammals with the species of lice which parasitise them.