Campanulotes flavus (Rudow, 1869) from Phaps chalcoptera is redescribed and illustrated. C. defectus Tendeiro, 1969, erroneously recorded from the extinct passenger pigeon Ectopistes migratorius, is shown to be a junior synonym of C. flavus, thus removing it from the list of lice thought to have gone extinct with the passenger pigeon. C. flavus elegans (Tendeiro, 1978) from P. elegans is elevated to specific rank and redescribed. Finally, C. durdeni n. sp. is described from its type host Ocyphaps lophotes.
PIGEON LICE DOWN UNDER: TAXONOMY OF AUSTRALIAN CAMPANULOTES (PHTHIRAPTERA: PHILOPTERIDAE), WITH A DESCRIPTION OF C. DURDENI N. SP
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Roger D. Price, Dale H. Clayton, Richard J. Adams; PIGEON LICE DOWN UNDER: TAXONOMY OF AUSTRALIAN CAMPANULOTES (PHTHIRAPTERA: PHILOPTERIDAE), WITH A DESCRIPTION OF C. DURDENI N. SP. J Parasitol 1 October 2000; 86 (5): 948–950. doi: https://doi.org/10.1645/0022-3395(2000)086[0948:PLDUTO]2.0.CO;2
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