Taxonomic Drilldown

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Phthiraptera

List of all species - see Taxon profile using the number

Family Echinophthiriidae
Antarctophthirus ogmorhini Enderlein 1906 Chewing louse
Family Menoponidae
Actornithophilus piceus lari Synonym
Ancistrona sp.? Bird louse
Ancistrona vagelli Harrison, 1937: 14; Palma and Barker, 1996: 115
Austromenopon ?daptionis Bird louse
Austromenopon affine (Piaget, 1890) Bird louse
Austromenopon brevifimbriatum Piaget, 1880; Palma and Barker 1996: 115
Austromenopon daptionis Bird louse
Austromenopon elliotti Timmermann, 1954 Biting Lice
Austromenopon fuscofasciatum (Piaget, 1880) Biting Lice
Austromenopon oschei Bird louse
Austromenopon ossifragae (Eichler, 1949) Biting Lice
Austromenopon popellus (Piaget, 1890) Lice
Austromenopon sp. Bedford, 1939
Colpocephalum lari Packard, 1870: 96
Longimenopon galeatum Timmermann, 1957 Bird louse
Menopon brevifimbriatum Piaget 1880:499 Synonym
Menopon fuscofasciatum Piaget, 1880: 492 Synonym
Menopon sp. Harrison, 1937: 13 Synonym
Pediculus vagelli J.C Fabricius, 1787: 369 Synonym
Piagetiella caputincisa Bird louse
Family Philopteridae
Anatoecus dentatus dentatus Scopoli, 1763; Gressitt, 1970: 326; Wise, 1977: 5
Anatoecus icterodes icertodes Gressitt, 1970: 326; Wise, 1977: 5
Austrogoniodes antarcticus Harrison, 1937 Bird louse
Austrogoniodes bicornutus Biting Lice
Austrogoniodes brevipes (Giebel, 1876) Biting Lice
Austrogoniodes concii (Kéler, 1952) Biting Lice
Austrogoniodes cristati Kéler, 1952 Bird louse
Austrogoniodes gressitti Clay, 1967 Bird louse
Austrogoniodes kerleri Bird louse
Austrogoniodes kerleri Bird louse
Austrogoniodes macquariensis Harrison, 1937 Bird louse
Austrogoniodes mawsoni Harrison, 1937 Bird louse
Austrogoniodes sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 138 Synonym
Austrogoniodes strutheus Harrison, 1937: 15; Watson, 1967: 71: Clay, 1967: 154; Clay and Moreby, 1970: 216; Gressitt, 1970: 327; Wise, 1977: 59 Synonym
Austrogoniodes waterstoni Harrison, 1937: 15;Watson 1967: 71; Gressitt, 1970: 327; Wise, 1977: 59. Synonym
Cesareus hamiltoni Keler, 1954: 54. Synonym
Docophoroides brevis (Dufour, 1835)
Docophoroides brevis (Dufour, 1835) Biting Lice
Docophoroides harrisoni Waterston, 1917 Bird louse
Docophoroides hunteri Harrison, 1937: 42 Synonym
Docophoroides murphyi (Kellogg, 1914) Bird louse
Docophoroides murphyi (Kellogg, 1914) Biting Lice
Docophoroides simplex (Waterston, 1914) Biting Lice
Docophoroides simplex (Waterston, 1914) Bird louse
Docophorus bicolor Rudow, 1870: 459 Synonym
Docophorus euryrhynchus Giebel, 1874: 112 Synonym
Eurymetopus murphyi Kellogg, 1914: 87 Synonym
Eurymetopus simplex Waterson, 1914: 302 Synonym
Giebelia hexakon Waterston, 1914: 291 Synonym
Giebelia hexakon Harrison, 1937: 37; Keler, 1952: 205 Synonym
Halipeurus augusticeps Harrison, 1937: 31; Wise, 1977: 60 Synonym
Halipeurus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 138 Synonym
Harrisoniella grandis Gressitt, 1970: 327. Synonym
Harrisoniella hopkinsi Eichler, 1952
Harrisoniella sp. Watson, 1967: 72. Synonym
Lipeurus diversus Kellogg, 1896: 123 Synonym
Lipeurus fuliginosus Taschenberg, 1882: 156. Synonym
Lipeurus grandis Piaget, 1880: 323 Synonym
Lipeurus gurlti Taschenberg, 1882: 151. Synonym
Lipeurus hyalinus Neumann, 1911: 21 Synonym
Lipeurus nigrolimbatus Giebel, 1874: 233 Synonym
Lipeurus obscurus Rudow, 1869: 30 Synonym
Lipeurus prioni Enderlein, 1908: 454 Synonym
Naubates clypeatus (Giebel, 1874) Biting Lice
Naubates demersus Kellogg, 1903: 89; Watson, 1967: 72; Gressitt, 1970: 328; Wise, 1977: 62;
Naubates fasciatus Carriker, 1958 Lice
Naubates fuliginosus (Taschenberg, 1882) Bird louse
Naubates heteroproctus Harrison, 1937 Biting Lice
Naubates prioni (Enderlein, 1909) Biting Lice
Naubates Pterodromi Bedford, 1930: 170; Palma and Barker, 1996: 193
Naubates sp 1
Naubates sp 2
Naubates sp. Watson, 1967: 72 Synonym
Naubates sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 138 Synonym
Nesiotinus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 137,138
Nirmus setosus Giebel, 1876: 253. Synonym
Oncophorus turbinatus Piaget, 1890: 233. Synonym
Paraclisis diomedeae (Fabricius, 1775) Bird louse
Paraclisis hyalina (Neunmann, 1911) Biting Lice
Paraclisis obscura (Rudow, 1869) Bird louse
Pectinopygus macquariensis Hopkins and Clay, 1952: 269 Synonym
Pectinopygus Pectinopygus Bird louse
Pectinopygus turbinatus Bird louse
Pectinopygus(Philichthyophaga) macquariensis Harrison, 1937: 34 Synonym
Pediculus dentatus Scopoli, 1764: 383 Synonym
Pediculus diomedeae J.C Fabricius, 1775: 808 Synonym
Pediculus lari O. Fabricius, 1780: 219 Synonym
Pelmatocerandra enderleini Eichler 1949 Biting Lice
Pelmatocerandra setosa (Giebel 1876) Biting Lice
Perineus antarcticus Lice
Perineus circumfasciatus Kéler, 1957
Perineus concinnoides Kéler, 1957 Biting Lice
Perineus concinnus Harrison, 1937: 29; Wise, 1977: 63 Synonym
Perineus hyalinus Watson, 1967: 73 Synonym
Perineus macronecti Palma and Pilgrim, 1988: 584; Palma and Barker, 1996: 202
Perineus nigrolimbatus (Giebel, 1874) Bird louse
Perineus sp. Watson, 1967: 73 Synonym
Perineus sp. (nymph) Watson, 1967: 74 Synonym
Perineus sp.nov. Watson, 1967: 73 Synonym
Perineus antarcticus fasciatus
Philoceanus fasciatus (Carriker, 1958) Bird louse
Philoceanus garrodiae (Clay, 1940) Biting Lice
Philoceanus robertsi (Clay, 1940)
Philopterus brevis Dufour, 1835: 674 Synonym
Philopterus gonothorax (Giebel, 1874): Harrison, 1937: 21 Synonym
Philopterus limosae Harrison, 1937: 21 Synonym
Philopterus melanocephalus Harrison, 1937: 22 Synonym
Philopterus (Docophorus) icterodes Nitzsch, 1818: 290 Synonym
Pseudonirmus charcoti (Neumann, 1907) Biting Lice
Pseudonirmus gurlti (Taschenberg, 1882) Biting Lice
Pseudonirmus gurlti (Taschenberg, 1882) Bird louse
Pseudonirmus lugubris (Taschenberg, 1882) Bird louse
Pseudonirmus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 139
Quadraceps alpha (Kellogg, 1896) Bird louse
Quadraceps antarcticus Bird louse
Quadraceps houri Hopkins, 1949 Bird louse
Quadraceps ornatus antarcticus Biting Lice
Quadraceps ornatus fuscolaminulatus Biting Lice
Quadraceps vaginalis Biting Lice
Rallicola harrisoni Emerson, 1955: 288; Palma and Barker, 1996: 21
Rallicola sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 139
Ricinus fuscolaminulatus Enderlein, 1908: 447 Synonym
Saemundsonia sp.
Saemundssonia ?marina Bird louse
Saemundssonia australis Biting Lice
Saemundssonia bicolor (Rudow, 1870) Bird louse
Saemundssonia desolata (Timmermann, 1959) Bird louse
Saemundssonia euryrhyncha Palma, 2000: 124
Saemundssonia gaini (Neumann, 1913) Bird louse
Saemundssonia lari (Fabricius, 1780) Bird louse
Saemundssonia lari gonothorax Wise, 1977:65 Synonym
Saemundssonia limosae Wise, 1977: 65 Synonym
Saemundssonia lockleyi Clay, 1949 Bird louse
Saemundssonia marina Timmermann, 1956 Bird louse
Saemundssonia melanocephalus Wise, 1977: 65 Synonym
Saemundssonia nivea Bird louse
Saemundssonia pterodromae Timmermann, 1959 Lice
Saemundssonia sp. Biting Lice
Saemundssonia sp. Watson, 1967: 74 Synonym
Saemundssonia sp. Watson, 1967: 74 Synonym
Saemundssonia stammeri Timmermann, 1959 Bird louse
Saemundssonia stresmanni Bird louse
Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) antarctica Pilgrim and Palma, 1994: 242; Palma and Barker, 1996: 219
Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) bicolor Palma and Barker, 1996: 219
Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) lockleyi Palma and Barker, 1996: 223 Synonym
Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) pterodromae Palma and Barker, 1996: 225 Synonym
Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia) sp.
Trabeculus hexacon Biting Lice
Trabeculus hexacon Bird louse
Trabeculus hexakon Clay and Moreby, 1970: 218; Gressitt, 1970: 329; Wise, 1977: 65; Palma and Barker, 1996: 229
Trabeculus schillingi Rudow, 1866 Biting Lice
Trabeculus sp. Watson, 1967: 74
Family Polyplacidae
Pediculus spinulosa Burmeister, 1839: species 8 Synonym
Polyplax spinulosa Watson, 1967: 7
Family Trichodectidae
Bovicola ovis
Bovicola (Bovicola) ovis Palma and Barker, 1996: 232 Synonym
Damalinia ovis Watson, 1967: 71 Synonym
Pediculus ovis Schrank, 1781: 502 Synonym
Family Unknown
Actornithophilus pauliani Biting Lice
Anatoecus sp. Biting Lice
Ancistrona sp. Biting Lice
Bedfordiella unica Thomson, 1937 Lice
Episbates pederiformis Biting Lice
Haffneria grandis (Piaget, 1880) Biting Lice
Halipeurus diversus (Kellogg, 1896) Biting Lice
Halipeurus heraldicus Timmermann, 1960 Biting Lice
Halipeurus procellariae (Fabricius. 1775) Biting Lice
Halipeurus turtur Edwards, 1961 Biting Lice
Harrionsoniella ferox Biting Lice
Harrionsoniella hopkinsi Biting Lice
Longimenopon gelatum Biting Lice
Nesiotinus demersus Kellogg, 1903 Biting Lice
Pectinopygus turbinatus Biting Lice
Piagetiella capuntincisa Biting Lice