ABSTRACT

Five new species of chewing lice in the genus BrueeliaKéler, 1936, are described from North American jays and allies. They are Brueelia mexicana n. sp. from Aphelocoma woodhouseii cyanotisRidgway, 1887; Brueelia bonnevillensis n. sp. from Aphelocoma woodhouseii nevadaePitelka, 1945; Brueelia diblasiae n. sp. from Cyanocitta stelleri frontalis (Ridgway, 1873); Brueelia tempestwilliamsae n. sp. from Gymnorhinus cyanocephalaWied-Neuwied, 1841; Brueelia mcnewae n. sp. from Nucifraga columbiana (Wilson, 1811). An identification key to the Brueelia on corvid hosts is provided.

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