oa Madoqua - A new species of Prolinognathus (Anoplura: Linognathidae) and a redescription of P. leptocephalus (Ehrenberg, 1828) from the Hyrax

Volume 1, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



A new louse named Prolinognathus schulzi is descriptionbed from hyraxes in South West Africa and the Cape Province. The new species is closely related to Prolinognathus leplocephalus (Ehrenberg), which is parasitic on hyraxes in the Middle East. The latter species is redescriptionbed and a neotype designated.

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