Taxon profile


Menacanthus alaudae (Schrank, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Phthiraptera »  family Menoponidae - bird lice »  genus Menacanthus

Scientific synonyms

Pediculus alaudae Schrank, 1776
Menopon alaskensis (Kellogg & Chapman, 1902)
Menopon carduelis Denny, 1842
Menopon citrinellae Denny, 1842
Menacanthus mongolicus Mey, 1982
Menopon parviceps Piaget, 1880
Menopon perforatum Piaget, 1880
Menacanthus perforatus (Piaget, 1880)

Intertaxon relationships

host: Emberiza schoeniclus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Reed Bunting

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Menacanthus alaudae alaudae (Schrank, 1776)
subspecies Menacanthus alaudae cannabinae Fedorenko & Belskaya, 1980
subspecies Menacanthus alaudae carduelis (Denny, 1842)
subspecies Menacanthus alaudae citrinellae (Denny, 1842)
subspecies Menacanthus alaudae stiefeli Balát, 1981

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [278858]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Menacanthus alaudae (Schrank, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Menacanthus alaudae (Schrank, 1776)]

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