Taxonomic Drilldown

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Phthiraptera
Family Philopteridae

List of all species - see Taxon profile using the number

Genus Anatoecus
Anatoecus dentatus dentatus Scopoli, 1763; Gressitt, 1970: 326; Wise, 1977: 5
Anatoecus icterodes icertodes Gressitt, 1970: 326; Wise, 1977: 5
Genus Austrogoniodes
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
Genus Cesareus
Cesareus hamiltoni Keler, 1954: 54. Synonym
Genus Docophoroides
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) Bird louse
Docophoroides simplex (Waterston, 1914) Biting Lice
Genus Docophorus
Docophorus bicolor Rudow, 1870: 459 Synonym
Docophorus euryrhynchus Giebel, 1874: 112 Synonym
Genus Eurymetopus
Eurymetopus murphyi Kellogg, 1914: 87 Synonym
Eurymetopus simplex Waterson, 1914: 302 Synonym
Genus Giebelia
Giebelia hexakon Waterston, 1914: 291 Synonym
Giebelia hexakon Harrison, 1937: 37; Keler, 1952: 205 Synonym
Genus Halipeurus
Halipeurus augusticeps Harrison, 1937: 31; Wise, 1977: 60 Synonym
Halipeurus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 138 Synonym
Genus Harrisoniella
Harrisoniella grandis Gressitt, 1970: 327. Synonym
Harrisoniella hopkinsi Eichler, 1952
Harrisoniella sp. Watson, 1967: 72. Synonym
Genus Lipeurus
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
Genus Naubates
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. Lowry et al, 1978: 138 Synonym
Naubates sp. Watson, 1967: 72 Synonym
Genus Nesiotinus
Nesiotinus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 137,138
Genus Nirmus
Nirmus setosus Giebel, 1876: 253. Synonym
Genus Oncophorus
Oncophorus turbinatus Piaget, 1890: 233. Synonym
Genus Paraclisis
Paraclisis diomedeae (Fabricius, 1775) Bird louse
Paraclisis hyalina (Neunmann, 1911) Biting Lice
Paraclisis obscura (Rudow, 1869) Bird louse
Genus Pectinopygus
Pectinopygus macquariensis Hopkins and Clay, 1952: 269 Synonym
Pectinopygus Pectinopygus Bird louse
Pectinopygus turbinatus Bird louse
Genus Pectinopygus(Philichthyophaga)
Pectinopygus(Philichthyophaga) macquariensis Harrison, 1937: 34 Synonym
Genus Pediculus
Pediculus dentatus Scopoli, 1764: 383 Synonym
Pediculus diomedeae J.C Fabricius, 1775: 808 Synonym
Pediculus lari O. Fabricius, 1780: 219 Synonym
Genus Pelmatocerandra
Pelmatocerandra enderleini Eichler 1949 Biting Lice
Pelmatocerandra setosa (Giebel 1876) Biting Lice
Genus Perineus
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
Genus Perineus antarcticus
Perineus antarcticus fasciatus
Genus Philoceanus
Philoceanus fasciatus (Carriker, 1958) Bird louse
Philoceanus garrodiae (Clay, 1940) Biting Lice
Philoceanus robertsi (Clay, 1940)
Genus Philopterus
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
Genus Philopterus (Docophorus)
Philopterus (Docophorus) icterodes Nitzsch, 1818: 290 Synonym
Genus Pseudonirmus
Pseudonirmus charcoti (Neumann, 1907) Biting Lice
Pseudonirmus gurlti (Taschenberg, 1882) Bird louse
Pseudonirmus gurlti (Taschenberg, 1882) Biting Lice
Pseudonirmus lugubris (Taschenberg, 1882) Bird louse
Pseudonirmus sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 139
Genus Quadraceps
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
Genus Rallicola
Rallicola harrisoni Emerson, 1955: 288; Palma and Barker, 1996: 21
Rallicola sp. Lowry et al, 1978: 139
Genus Ricinus
Ricinus fuscolaminulatus Enderlein, 1908: 447 Synonym
Genus Saemundsonia
Saemundsonia sp.
Genus Saemundssonia
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
Genus Saemundssonia (Saemundssonia)
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.
Genus Trabeculus
Trabeculus hexacon Bird louse
Trabeculus hexacon Biting Lice
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