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Amblycera

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Vince Smith *

Amblyceran families according to Clay 1970:

     Menoponidae 
     Boopidae 
     Laemobothriidae 
     Ricinidae 
     Trimenoponidae 
     Gyropidae 
     

Containing clade(s): Phthiraptera top


References


Barker, S. C., D. A. Briscoe, et al. (1992). "Phylogeny Infered from Allozymes
           in the Heterodoxus octoseriatus group of species (Phthiraptera: 
           Boopiidae)." Australian Journal of Zoology 40: 411-422.

Barker, S. C., D. A. Briscoe, et al. (1991). "Genetic variation in the 
           Heterodoxus octoseriatus group (Phthiraptera): A test of Price's model
           of parasite evolution." International Journal for Parasitology 21(5): 
           555-563.

Barker, S. C. and R. L. Close (1990). "Zoogeography and Host associations of the 
           Heterodoxus octoseriatus group and H. ampullatus (Phthiraptera: 
           Boopiidae) from rock wallabies (Marsupialia: Petrogale)." International
           Journal for Parasitology 20(8): 1081-1087.

Barker, S. C., R. L. Close, et al. (1991). "Genetic dievrgence in Heterodoxus 
           octoseriatus (Phthiraptera)." International Journal for Parasitology
           21(4): 479-482.

Bee, C. A. and R. L. Close (1993). "Mitochondrial DNA analysis of introgression 
           between adjacent taxa of rock-wallabies, Petrogale species (Marsupialia: 
           Macropodidae)." Genet. Res., Camb. [Check] 61: 21-37.

Clay, T. (1969). "A key to the genera of the Menoponiidae (Amblycera: Mallophaga: 
           Insecta)." Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History Entomology 
           24: 3-26.

Clay, T. (1970). "The Amblycera (Phthiraptera: Insecta)." Bulletin of the British
           Museum of Natural History Entomology 25: 75-98.

Eichler, W. D. (1963). Phthiraptera 1. Mallophaga. Leipzig, Verlagegesellschaft 
           Geost & Portig K.G.

Eldridge, M. D. B. and R. L. Close (1992). "Taxonomy of the Rock Wallabies: Petrogale
           (Marsupialia: Macropodidae). I. A revision of the Eastern Petrogale with 
           the description of three new species." Australian Journal of Zoology 40: 605-625.

Ledger, J. A. (1971). "A review of Dennyus (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) parasitic on the 
           avian genera Apus and Cypsiurus." Journal of the Entomological Society of 
           Southern Africa 34(1): 37-56.

Lonc, E. (1990). "Phenetic classification of Ricinidae (Phthiraptera: Amblycera)." 
           Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 59: 403-491.


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Title Illustration

  • Dennyus distinctus distinctus (from the common swift Apus apus). (drawing from Clayton, D.H., Price, R.D. & Page, R.D.M. (1996). "Revision of Dennyus (Collodennyus) lice (Phthiraptera: Menoponidae) from swiftlets, with descriptions of new taxa and a comparison of host-parasite relationships." Systematic entomology 21: 179-204.)

    Drawing copyright © 1996, Systematic Entomology

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