oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new species of Linognathus (Phthiraptera: Linognathidae) from the feet of an African antelope
|Article Title||A new species of Linognathus (Phthiraptera: Linognathidae) from the feet of an African antelope|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Entomology, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||125 - 129|
|Keyword(s)||Aepyceros melampus, Biotope, Linognathus and Linognathus nevilli|
A new species, Linognathus nevilli, is descriptionbed from specimens found on the feet of the antelope Aepyceros melampus and apparently confined to this part of the host's body. The relative size of the spiracles as an indication of the biotope in Linognathus is discussed.
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