Taxon profile


Menopon gallinae (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Pedwulus gallinae Linnaeus, 1758
Menopon brevipes Piaget, 1885
Menopon longicephalum Kellogg, 1896
Menopon lunanale Eichler, 1947
Menopon major Piaget, 1880
Liotheum pallidum Nitzsch, 1818
Menopon productum Piaget, 1880
Menopon productum Piaget, 1885
Nirmus tngonocephalus Olfers, 1816


Menopon gallinae


Author: Tomáš Najer

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Intertaxon relationships

host: Tragopan satyra (Linnaeus, 1758) - Satyr Tragopan, Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Junglefowl, Lophura swinhoii (Gould, 1863) - Swinhoe's Pheasant

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [278848]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Menopon gallinae (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Menopon gallinae (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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